Jan 27, 2023
Attorney Kimberly Bennett of Jackson Lewis details the upcoming H-1B Visa Lottery deadline. H-1B Visas for “specialty occupation positions” or professional positions requiring a bachelor’s degree. They are employer, location and job specific.
Kimberly details how there is an annual quota for new H-1B visas – 85,000, including 20,000 reserved for individuals with US Master’s degrees
Because there are a limited number available each year, USCIS holds an annual lottery:
Certain Employers are Exempt from the annual H-1B Lottery – exempt from the annual “H-1B CAP," includes:
Now is the time to prepare for the H-1B lottery. If you miss this year’s lottery, you will not be able to try again until March 2024.