In this January 2024 newsletter, I share updates about:
Stateside Visa Stamp Renewal for H-1Bs
H-1B Modernization Rule and
Premium Processing Fee Increase
👉 Watch the short video below for an overview of these topics
or read more below:
DOS Pilot Program for H-1B Visa Stamping in the U.S. for Certain Qualified Noncitizens
Application Period begins January 29, 2024
Each week during the pilot period, the DOS will release approximately 4,000 application slots for applicants whose most recent H–1B visas were issued by Canada and India (2,000 slots each).
The release dates for these 4,000 application slots will be as follows: January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19 and February 26.
The application period will close when all application slots are filled or on April 1, 2024, whichever occurs first.
How to Apply
If they meet all the requirements outlined in the program, applicants can apply by accessing the dedicated domestic visa renewal website.
Want to read about the Federal Register Public Notice with more information about the Pilot Program? 👇
H-1B Modernization Rule
👉 Watch my short and practical video about the H-1B Modernization Rule below
Want to read about the USCIS Modernization Rule? 👇
USCIS Announces Inflation Adjustment to Premium Processing Fees
Special Short Webinar Series – H-1B Basics
Wed. Jan. 17th. from 2 to 2:30 pm
This webinar will provide you with the essential that you need to know if you use or consider using H-1B visas to enhance your U.S. workforce.
Topics will include:
- Introduction to the H-1B
- Labor Condition Application
- Six Year Maximum Validity
- H-1B Cap
📌 Register Here 📌
I’m grateful for your help in spreading this knowledge and multiplying the benefits of engagement and partnership in the corporate immigration process!