USCIS Completes Data Entry Of FY 2019 H1B Cap Petitions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has completed data entry of all FY 2019 H1B Cap petitions selected in the H1B lottery. USCIS will now begin returning all H1B Cap petitions that were not selected in the 2018 H1B lottery. USCIS has not provided a time frame for returning these petitions, but has stated that it will issue an announcement once all the unselected petitions have been returned.

Transfer of H1B Cap Petitions

USCIS has also announced that it may transfer some 2018 H1B Cap petitions between the Vermont Service Center and the California Service Center to balance the distribution of H1B Cap cases. Petitioners whose cases are transferred will receive a notification in the mail in this regard.

 NOTE: Petitioners receiving a notification regarding transfer of H1B Cap petitions must make sure to send all future correspondence regarding the case to the Service Center processing the petition.

If your H-1B Cap petition is not selected in the lottery, you can utilize H1B visa alternatives and get a brief overview of a number of available options by checking out What Would You Do If the H1B Cap is Reached?

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