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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 petitions before they receive the lottery winner notice.

  10/2017-3/2018 10/2018-3/2019 10/2019-3/2020 10/2020-3/2021
Total LCA 410,605 412,424 272,089 213,481
Certified 377,492 375,444 257,283 199,971
Denied 5,388 4,082 1,914 1,175
Withdrawn 27,725 32,898 12,892 4,280


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