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Employers filed over half a million labor petitions for H-1B Visa

By Bill at August 31, 2022 17:06
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor petitions filed during the first nine months of fiscal year 2022 through the Labor Certification Checking System.From October 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Department of Labor made decisions on 510,934 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs, 26% more than the same period of last year.   Oct 2018- Jun 2019 Oct 2019-Jun 2020 Oct 2020-Jun 2021 Oct 2021-Jun 2022 Total LCA 548,816 459,989 405,626 510,934 Certified 525,237 455,560 ... [More]

Employers filed 30% more labor petitions for H-1B Visa

By Bill at June 16, 2022 22:26
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor petitions filed during the first six months of fiscal year 2022 through the upgraded LCA system.From October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, Department of Labor made decisions on 275,657 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs, a 30% increase of the same period last year.   10/2017-3/2018 10/2018-3/2019 10/2019-3/2020 10/2020-3/2021 10/2021-3/2022 Total LCA 410,605 412,424 272,089 213,481 275,657 Certified 377,492 375,444 257... [More]

H-1B workers among highest paid in US

By Bill at April 14, 2022 03:32
Filed Under: Immigration News
According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the median wage for H-1B worker in 2021 was about $108,000, while the median wage of all US workers in 2021 was about $45,000 and the top 10% workers earn a wage of $102,000.H-1B wages have surged above the 90th percentile for the first time since DHS has reported H-1B wages in 2003. From 2003 to 2021, the nominal median H-1B wage grew 52%, while the nominal median for all US workers grew just 39%. read full report"If H-1B employers co... [More]

H-1B Wages Surge to the Top 10% of All Wages in the US

By Bill at April 14, 2022 01:02
Filed Under: Immigration News
by David Bier, Cato Institute Opponents of the H‑1B visa often claim that H‑1B employers “pay low wages.” This has never been true, but the latest wage data prove how ridiculous this claim is. H‑1B workers are highly paid: their wages are in the 90th percentile of all wages in the United States, meaning that they have wages in the top 10 percent of U.S. wage earners. H‑1B workers are not low wage or “cheap” workers in any honest assessment of... [More]

Employers filed 55% more petitions during first 3 months of 2022

By Bill at March 09, 2022 02:59
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor petitions filed during the first three months of fiscal year 2022 through the LCA system for H-1B visa and LC system for green card.From October 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022, Department of Labor made decisions on 126,608 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs, a 57% increase compared with the same period last year(80,622), and 27,791 labor petitions for green card, a 55% increase compared with last year(17,927).The initial registration period f... [More]

H-1B Visa 2023 Registration: Timeline and Process

By Bill at February 23, 2022 16:44
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USCIS recently announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2023 H-1B cap will open on March 1. Prospective petitioners and representatives will be able to complete and submit their registrations using USCIS online H-1B registration system. read moreH-1B Registration is a simple online applicant registration process, where employers submit the applicant details for whom they intend to file H-1B. This new process avoids a lot of paperwork for all parties and costs ... [More]

FY 2023 H-1B Cap Initial Registration Period Opens on March 1

By Bill at February 22, 2022 19:47
Filed Under: Immigration News
  Release Date  01/28/2022 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2023 H-1B cap will open at noon Eastern on March 1 and run through noon Eastern on March 18, 2022. During this period, prospective petitioners and representatives will be able to complete and submit their registrations using our online H-1B registration system. USCIS will assign a confirmation number to each registration submitted f... [More]

Department of Labor Denied 2700 LCA for H1-B Visa in Fiscal Year 2021

By Bill at November 16, 2021 04:14
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor applications filed by U.S. employers during the whole fiscal year 2021 through our online database system.From October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021, Department of Labor made decisions on 528,902 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs, about 9% lower than last year. However, the number of denied cases were also substantially lower. (view detailed report).   Total LCA Certified Denied Withdrawn 2021 528,902 507,235 2,692 18,9... [More]

Employers filed over 400K petitions for H-1B visa in 9 months

By Bill at August 15, 2021 01:07
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor petitions filed during the first nine months of fiscal year 2021 through the upgraded LCA system.From October 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, Department of Labor made decisions on 405,626 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs. The numbers of recent two years were much lower than those of previous years due to the new H-1B electronic registration process implemented in March,2020:employers do no have to file petitions before they receive the lottery winne... [More]

Employers filed over 210K petitions for H-1B visa in 6 months

By Bill at May 11, 2021 02:59
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor petitions filed during the first six months of fiscal year 2021 through the upgraded LCA system.From October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021, Department of Labor made decisions on 213,481 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs. The numbers of recent two years were much lower than those of previous years due to the new H-1B electronic registration process implemented in March,2020:employers do no have to file pet... [More]