H-1B Registration Process Timeline

March 1: H-1B registration period opens at noon Eastern. March 17: H-1B registration period closes at noon Eastern. March 31: Date by which USCIS intends to notify selected registrants. April 1: The earliest date that FY 2024 H-1B cap-subject petitions may be filed.

USCIS announces Employment Based Green Cards increased to 197,000 from 140,000 for FY 2023

  The Department of State (DOS) currently estimates that the FY 2023 employment-based annual limit will be approximately 197,000, due to approximately 57,000 unused family-sponsored visa numbers from FY 2022 being added to the employment-based limit for FY 2023. 197,000 is higher than the statutory limit of 140,000 but below the annual limit for the…