Getting Ready for H-1B Season FY 2019: Filing Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid - Recording (.MP3)
USCIS has released data indicating that, thus far, H-1B approvals were significantly down in fiscal year (FY) 2018. The FY 2019 H-1B cap-subject quota season will open on April 1, 2018, so it’s time for immigration attorneys to get ready for the H-1B season! Our expert panelists will discuss the lessons learned from FY 2018, and review recent H-1B adjudication trends in light of the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order and the 2017 USCIS Computer Programmer Policy Memorandum. In addition, in order to equip practitioners with best practices and filing strategies, our speakers will identify pre– and post-filing tips to help successfully navigate the increasingly complex H-1B process.
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- USCIS Computer Programmer Policy Memorandum
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