H-1B Application Process will start from April 2, Processing Temporarily Suspended By US: Well, reports are coming that Petitions for H1-B Visas which is quite popular among the Indian IT Professionals will be start getting accepted from this 2nd April, a federal agency announced this officially on Tuesday. Also, the sources are saying that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services also announced the suspension of premium processing of all H-1B petitions which are subject to the annual caps so far.
Sources are saying that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) also announced the suspension of premium processing of all H-1B petitions and will go on for some upcoming days. Reports are confirming the entire premium processing of all H-1B petitions which are subject to the annual caps are on for now.
The H-1B visa is a non- immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. Also, they seek more than tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China. Also, they really get these employees from Indian and other countries in very big numbers.
Also, the reports are coming that the H-1B Petition filing is for the fiscal year 2019 beginning October 1, 2018. This time, the USCIS + said it will continue to accept premium processing requests for H-1B petitions that are not subject to the fiscal 2019 cap. Overall, it is great news for the people who are seeking for the employment visa there.
Also, the official said, “We will notify the public before resuming premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions or making any other premium processing updates.” Some reports are saying that USCIS said while premium processing is suspended, a petitioner may submit a request to expedite an FY 2019 cap-subject H-1B petition if it meets the expedited criteria.
Additionally, H1-B workers who are petitioned for or employed at an institution of higher education or its affiliated or related nonprofit entities or a nonprofit research organization or a government research organization are not subject to this numerical cap.