USCIS Reaches FY 2021 H-1B Regular Cap

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, USCIS announced that it had reached enough H-1B petitions to fill the 65,000 H-1B regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for fiscal year (FY) 2021.

*We have completed sending non-selection notifications to registrants’ online accounts. The status for registrations properly submitted for the FY 2021 H-1B numerical allocations, but that were not selected, will now show: “Not Selected: Not selected for this fiscal year”. *USCIS

Please review USCIS News Alert, “USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B Regular Cap” for more details.


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USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B Regular Cap

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