The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
The agency has finished sending non-selection notifications to registrants’ online accounts. If your registrations were submitted properly for the FY 2023 H-1B numerical allocations but were not selected, the status will now be:
Not Selected: You’re not eligible to file an H-1B cap petition based on this registration.
USCIS stated that it would continue to accept and process the cap-exempt petitions. Petitions filed for current H-1B workers who have been counted previously against the cap and still retain their cap number are exempt from the FY 2023 H-1B cap. The agency will continue to accept, and process petitions filed for the following reasons:
For further details, you may visit the H-1B Cap Season page.
We understand the difficulty of gathering information, filing petitions, and obtaining an H-1B visa. The application process itself can be tiresome, right? It demands a lot of care and attention, and that’s why employers like you require expert guidance.
OnBlick is an Immigration and HR compliance software with an H-1B case management system as one of its core features. Its guided processes assist clients and help them avoid any errors or pitfalls that could lead to a denial or delay of the petition. It also suggests the appropriate SOC codes and determines the prevailing wages. H-1B Checklist, E-Signatures, and Public Access File Automation are other perks that we offer our clients. This H-1B cap season, integrate with OnBlick and improve your chances of approval. If you wish to know more about our services, book a quick demo here.