by Chris Musillo

The USCIS has issued their annual H-1B Cap press release. The most notable news is that USCIS announced that it will start the processing of Premium Processing petitions no later than April 28, 2014. The press release also confirms that USCIS expects to receive in excess of the H-1B cap for both the masters and regular H-1B cap. All told, many more than the Congressional mandated cap of 85,000 H-1B petitions will be filed by employers and receipted by USCIS.

A second notice marks the H-1B cap filing "tips". This page advises the public on filing addresses, the order of documents, LCAs, and other key elements of a properly-filed H-1B cap-subject petition.

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