By: Chris Musillo

USCIS will resume premium processing effective January 28, 2019 for all H-1B cap petitions filed in April 2018. If a request for evidence (RFE) has been issued, the case can be upgraded to premium processing upon submission of the RFE Reply.

At present, H-1B extensions filed with the Nebraska Service Center are eligible for premium processing.

The previously announced suspension of premium processing for all other categories of H-1B petitions remains in effect. The USCIS plans to resume premium processing for the remaining categories of H‑1B petitions as agency workloads permit
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