USCIS Restores Policy That Computer Programmers Qualify for H-1B Status

Published on February 8, 2021 On February 3, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the agency would once again consider computer programmer positions to qualify as a specialty occupation under the H-1B visa program. A specialty occupation is an occupation that requires attainment of a bachelor’s or… Read More

Time To Start Preparing for H-1B Cap Petitions for FY 2022

Published on January 28, 2021 The Immigration Group at Ryan Swanson advises employers to start early preparation of H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for the 2022 fiscal year. Under the current H-1B cap electronic registration process, employers are required to pre-register for the H-1B lottery, and then submit… Read More