Breaking News : H1B Visa 2014 Status News Update from USCIS.
USCIS announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2014.
Which means H1B Visa Lottery is Confirmed.
USCIS has also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption.
After today, USCIS will not accept H-1B petitions subject to the FY 2014 cap or the advanced degree exemption.
USCIS will use a computer-generated random selection process (commonly known as the “lottery”) for all FY 2014 cap-subject petitions received through April 5, 2013.
The agency will conduct the selection process for advanced degree exemption petitions first.
All advanced degree petitions not selected will be part of the random selection process for the 65,000 limit.
Due to the high number of petitions received, USCIS is not yet able to announce the exact day of the random selection process.
Also, USCIS is currently not providing the total number of petitions received, as we continue to accept filings today.
USCIS will continue to accept and process petitions that are otherwise exempt from the cap.
USCIS will provide more detailed information about the H-1B cap next week.
H1B Visa 2014 Status
As expected H1B 2014 Cap is reached even before end of April 5, 2013.
There were unofficial news about 50,000 H1B Visa 2014 applications received on Day 1.
If you have applied under advanced degree cap, your have higher chance of getting selected in H1B 2014 lottery.
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