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H-1B Cap Reminder

H-1B Cap Reminder

Courtesy of Bashyam Spiro & Coats

We'd like to remind our clients of the fast approaching April 1, 2015 filing date for new H-1B visa petitions for Fiscal Year 2016. Petitions for the new fiscal year, which starts on October 1, 2015, will be accepted by the government beginning April 1, 2015.

We will work with you to file H-1B petitions right up until April 1st, and afterward as long as H-1B visas are available. We strongly advise clients to finalize their H-1B petition decisions by March 1, 2015. Every case requires the certification of a Labor Condition Application (LCA), which could take up to seven (7) days by the Department of Labor (DOL). In addition, companies that have never filed an H-1B petition before must get their FEIN verified by the DOL prior to filing an LCA, which could take an additional five (5) days. Therefore, it is imperative to start the process early to ensure an April 1st filing of your H-1B petition.

Please contact us at 919-833-0840 or info@bashyamspiro.com for additional information regarding the H-1B visa program, or if you'd like to begin the H-1B process for a potential employee.