Now, we are almost certain about the possibility of H1B Visa 2013 lottery.
Unofficial reports are indicating large numbers of UPS, Fedex, USPS Overnight deliveries of H1b Visa applications to California and Vermont Service centers.
If there is a H1B Visa 2013 – 2014 Lottery, what can you do to increase your chances of getting selected in Random Lottery Selection process?
With H1B Visa Lottery process, application will be picked in Random by a Computer.
Chances of getting selection in a Random lottery process decreases with higher H1B visa 2014 applications.
USCIS does not give importance to applications based on applicant’s profile, nature of job, employer or premium processing.
H1B Visa 2013 Lottery
Now, you must be wondering how to increase your odds of getting selected in H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery ?
I can think of 3 possible ways
- Multiple H1B applications
- Applying under Advanced Degree Cap
- Multiple H1B under Advanced Degree Cap
Multiple H1B Applications
When you have multiple entries in H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery process, you naturally increase the odds of H1B visa petition being selected during random process.
Applying under Advanced Degree Cap
When H1B Visa application is applied under Advanced Degree Cap ( applicants with Masters or Higher degree from US Universities) you will be included in H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery twice.
- H1B lottery 1 : Random selection for Advanced Degree Cap
- H1B Lottery 2: Random selection for Regular Cap
If H1B application is not selected in H1B Lottery 1, then those petitions will be included in Random Selection of H1B Lottery 2.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today conducted the computer-generated random selection processes on H-1B petitions, to select which H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2009 (FY 2009) would continue to full adjudication. If approved these H-1B petitions will be eligible to receive an H-1B visa number.
USCIS conducted two random selections, first on petitions qualifying for the 20,000 “master’s or higher degree” (advanced degree) exemption, and second on the remaining advance degree petitions together with the general H-1B pool of petitions, for the 65,000 cap.
If you have applied for H1B Visa through Advanced Degree Cap with 2 different employers, potentially you get 4 chances to get selected in H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery.
- Chance 1 : Employer 1 – Advanced Degree Cap
- Chance 2: Employer 1 – Regular Cap
- Chance 3 : Employer 2 – Advanced Degree Cap
- Chance 4: Employer 2 – Regular Cap
There is a possibility to get H1B visa approval from 2 different employer.
Now, you know how to increase your chances of getting picked in H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery.
Do you have any questions about H1B Visa 2013-2104 Lottery selection process?