USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B

USCIS has extended the temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions originally set to expire on September 10, 2018. The extended suspension will start September 11, 2018 and is expected to end on February 19, 2019. Petitioners will temporarily be unable to request premium processing for most types of H1B petitions.

 

For further details please review the USCIS News Alert, “USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions to Reduce Delays “.

 

 

Source of Information:

USCIS.gov, 8/28/18, News Alert:

USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions to Reduce Delays

 

USCIS.gov, 3/20/18, News Alert (original suspension alert):

USCIS Will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

 

USCIS.gov, 4/12/18, Web Page:

H-1B Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Cap Season