Tag archive: h1b lottery

It’s RFE season and the prevalence of the dreaded Nightmare RFE is on the rise right along with the rate of RFE responses. We’re not sure what triggers this RFE, and we’re not even sure CIS has the right to make these requests, but they keep on coming. The Nightmare RFE is virtually impossible to…

It’s official! We’re down to the wire and April First is next week. Don’t let the very, very last minute cause you to file an incomplete H1B petition. When it comes to visa approval, just getting it filed is NOT better than making sure it’s complete. Filing an incomplete petition is a waste of time….

It’s officially down to the last minute! You’ve got a little over a week to get the H1B visa petition filed in time for April 1st, and since this year is predicted to follow the trend of those before, you won’t have long before CIS closes its doors. Don’t let the last minute cause you…

CIS begins accepting H1B petitions in just a few weeks! That means if you or your employee or client is planning on petitioning for H1B visa status you’re presently putting the finishing touches on organizing the petition. Before you file, stop! It’s easy to fall into sloppy habits during the time crunch, but don’t let…

H1B visa eligibility boils down to two things: Specialized Job Specialized Education Successful candidates meet both of these requirements by having a job that requires an advanced degree – a US bachelor’s degree or higher or its foreign equivalent – to perform, and the accompanying education required to perform it. CIS requires this education to…

H1B filing season is right around the corner, and the trend of increasing rates of RFEs is expected to continue. That means when you organize your petition, or your employee or client’s petition to file, sidestepping any RFEs that may be thrown your way must be a priority. At TheDegreePeople, we help our clients answer…

H1B filing season is coming up fast. April 1st is right around the corner and you want to make sure you have the time you need to file a petition that’s going to be approved. In the haste of preparation, it’s important to keep in mind that the rate of RFEs is high and climbing,…

We’re deep in RFE season, which means at least one in four of every H-1B beneficiary selected in the lottery has likely received one. Education RFEs are common for H-1B beneficiaries because this particular visa relies heavily on the education of each candidate in terms of requirements. In fact, your eligibility, or your employee or…

Every year, USCIS approves 65,000 cap-subject H-1B visas and an additional 20,000 H-1B visas for candidates with advanced degrees. Every year for the past ten years, the number of applicants for these visas has exceeded the cap. When this happens, CIS initiates a lottery that utilizes a computer-generated randomized selection process to determine which petitions…

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