USCIS has announced that as of May 3, 2017, it has completed all data entry for H-1B cap petitions selected in the “lottery” for consideration in the FY2018 cap. USCIS will now begin returning all petitions that were not selected, a process that will probably take several weeks.
If you are a cap subject employer or worker whose petition was not selected, you might be able to take advantage of other visa categories, as follows:
Finally, there are various visa categories available for training that might be useful in certain circumstances. As always, please contact us with any questions.
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