US completes H-1B initial electronic registration selection process

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    The US has received enough electronic applications during the registration period to reach the fiscal year for H-1B foreign worker visas in FY 2022, the most sought after work visa among Indian professionals. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the federal agency that screens and allocates H-1B applications, said it was randomly selected from a properly submitted

    registration to reach the CAP. An H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialized occupations that require theoretical or technical skills. Technology companies rely on it to recruit thousands of employees every year from countries like India and China.

    USCIS has notified all potential applicants with selected registrations that they are eligible to file an H-1B cap-subject application for the named beneficiary in the applicable selection register. Last month, U.S.C.I.S. It said it would require Congress to mandate 65,000 H-1B visas, regular caps and 20,000 H-1B visas for fiscal year (FY). Advance degree exemption, a number of applications required to reach were received. 2021.