Distributed By Christian Hoffeldt
Posted in Talent Acquisition
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received a record-breaking 233,000 H-1B cap-subject petitions for high-skilled guestworker visas, a 35 percent increase over last year’s 172,500 filings. The agency held a random-selection lottery April 13, 2015, picking the fiscal year 2016 H-1B cases to be processed for a work start date of Oct. 1, 2015.