USCIS announced (by news alert) on Friday, May 17, 2019 that they have completed the data entry of all Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap – subjected petitions that have been selected randomly through a computer generated process. USCIS will begin returning all H-1B petitions that were not selected but because of the large amount received; the return time frame is unknown. They also ask that petitioners not contact them until they have received a receipt notice or had their unselected petition returned.
For more detailed information about this subject please review the USCIS News Alert, “USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions“.
Source of Information:
USCIS (USCIS.gov), 5/17/19, News Alert:
USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions
USCIS (USCIS.gov), 4/11/19, Web Page:
H-1B Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Cap Season
Bloomberg Law (news.bloomberglaw.com), 5/17/19, News Article: