Here’s the latest H1B Visa 2016 news on Receipt Numbers and updates for Premium Processing, Regular Processing, expected Approval H1B visa processing times from Immigration Attorney Murali Bashyam from BashyamSpiro.com
- May 4, 2015 : USCIS Complete H1B Visa Data Entry
H1B Visa 2016 season came down crashing for several folks due to high volume of petitions received for mandated 85,000 available cap per year.
We spoke about the latest H-1B Visa News as of May 1, 2015 to bring you the latest updates for applicants who are hooked to internet searching for receipt numbers and waiting for news from your employer.
Latest H1B Visa News 2016
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Topics Covered in This Interview
- Advanced Degree – Premium Processing Receipt Numbers and Approval Status
- General Category – Premium Processing Receipt Numbers and Approvals
- Regular Processing for Advanced and General H1B Visa category
- When H1B Visa package not selected in the lottery will be returned by USCIS
- How long it would take for Regular Processing Applications to be Approved
- How to find if your H1B Visa Application is selected in the lottery.
- Why some employer don’t give any updates
- When is the lats date to receive all the updates from USCIS
- Is there any deadline for receipt numbers
Many Regular processing applicants are waiting for receipt numbers. Odds are only 31% of applicants would be getting the receipt numbers this year. As USCIS started premium processing on April 27, 2015 all the receipt numbers should have been sent out.
Emotions are high. For some H-1B Visa applicants who completed advanced degree from U.S. Universities, this might be the last chance to apply for H1B Visa. Their OPT period run out before next year H1B Season.
Vast majority of applicants will not be selected in this year’s H1B Visa lottery. As one applicate put it “I just want to get this over with. Selected or Not?”.