Image Image The H-1B Annual Quota

Critical Timing Issues

Congress imposes an annual quota on H-1B visas, which it varies over time. The quota raises critical issues of timing for new H-1B petitions and of eligibility for eight distinct quota exemptions. These issues of timing and eligibility must be weighed jointly and carefully by employees and employers.

Quota History

Because of the perceived threat to American workers, Congress imposed an annual quota ...

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