The H-1B Visa Program

Learn more about the H-1B visa program

  • The Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season

    The Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season

    Download The Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season to learn more about the H-1B application process, eligibility criteria, electronic registration and more.

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  • What Is the H-1B Visa?

    What Is the H-1B Visa?

    The H-1B visa is designated for individuals working in a specialty occupation that requires a specific skill set and background of specialized knowledge.

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  • H-1B Electronic Registration: Employer Q&A with Corporate Immigration Partners

    H-1B Electronic Registration: Employer Q&A with Corporate Immigration Partners

    Envoy sat down with its affiliated law firm, Corporate Immigration Partners, to get more insights about electronic registration and how employers can best prepare for H-1B cap season.

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  • H-1B Cap Update: March Edition20:39

    H-1B Cap Update: March Edition

    The final H-1B Cap Update recaps the biggest H-1B updates since February.

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  • H-1B Cap Kick-Off: What You Need to Know For FY 2022 Cap Season51:17

    H-1B Cap Kick-Off: What You Need to Know For FY 2022 Cap Season

    H-1B cap season is quickly approaching. The H-1B visa program has seen a number of notable changes, such as electronic registration. Watch this webinar for an overview of FY 2022 H-1B cap season.

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  • H-1B Requests for Evidence, Explained

    H-1B Requests for Evidence, Explained

    Learn more about requests for evidence, including what they are, RFE trends, types of RFEs and practice pointers for how to try to avoid them.

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  • Delays in H-1B Receipt Notices Reported at Vermont Service Center

    Delays in H-1B Receipt Notices Reported at Vermont Service Center

    The Vermont Service Center (VSC) is experiencing delays in issuing receipt notices for H-1B petitions filed at this USCIS regional center.

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  • USCIS FY 2023 H-1B Cap Registrations and Selections Soar

    USCIS FY 2023 H-1B Cap Registrations and Selections Soar

    USCIS announced that it received 483,927 fiscal year (FY) 2023 H-1B registrations in March 2022, which is a new record.

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  • 5 Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

    5 Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

    There are numerous alternatives to the H-1B visa. Learn about five H-1B visa alternatives.

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  • [Slide Deck] The 2022 Guide to H-1B Alternatives

    [Slide Deck] The 2022 Guide to H-1B Alternatives

    This webinar highlighted different employment-based visa options and explained their unique qualification and eligibility requirements. Download the slide deck to learn more.

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  • The 2022 Guide to H-1B Alternatives0:00

    The 2022 Guide to H-1B Alternatives

    This webinar highlighted different employment-based visa options and explained their unique qualification and eligibility requirements.

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  • USCIS Reaches FY 2022 H-1B Cap

    USCIS Reaches FY 2022 H-1B Cap

    USCIS reached the FY 2022 H-1B cap, as announced on Feb. 28, 2022. USCIS conducted three lotteries in FY 2022, but it will not conduct a fourth lottery.

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  • FY 2023 H-1B Cap Season: 4 Key Things to Know

    FY 2023 H-1B Cap Season: 4 Key Things to Know

    As the FY 2023 H-1B cap season quickly approaches, here are four things to know.

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  • U.S. Immigration: 2021 Year in Review

    U.S. Immigration: 2021 Year in Review

    As 2021 winds down, we are looking back at some key updates in U.S. employment-based immigration.

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  • USCIS Conducts Third Random Selection From FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registrations

    USCIS Conducts Third Random Selection From FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registrations

    USCIS has announced a third random selection for H-1B cap registrations. The filing period for petitions will start on November 22, 2021 and end on February 23, 2022.

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  • [Slide Deck] Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season (Kick-Off)

    [Slide Deck] Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season (Kick-Off)

    Attendees of this webinar will get a comprehensive overview of key considerations for H-1B FY 2023 cap season and practice pointers for employers. Download the slide deck to learn more.

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  • Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season (Kick-Off)1:00:46

    Employer's Guide to H-1B Cap Season (Kick-Off)

    Attendees of this webinar will get a comprehensive overview of key considerations for H-1B FY 2023 cap season and practice pointers for employers.

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  • Common H-1B Questions HR Teams Might See During Cap Season

    Common H-1B Questions HR Teams Might See During Cap Season

    We’re running through some of the most common questions HR teams might be see during cap season and providing practice pointers on how to respond.

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  • USCIS Begins Second Round of Random Selections for FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registrations

    USCIS Begins Second Round of Random Selections for FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registrations

    USCIS has announced a second round of random selections for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B cap. Individuals with selected registrations will receive a selection notice in their myUSCIS account.

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  • USCIS Concludes Initial H-1B Electronic Registration Selection

    USCIS Concludes Initial H-1B Electronic Registration Selection

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received enough initial electronic registrations to reach the fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B cap, including the master’s cap.

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