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Cyrus Mehta on the H-1B Cap Filing Aftermath: Evaluating the Fate of the Computer Programmer and the H-1B-Dependent Employer
Posted on 8 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Apr. 8, 2017 - "On March 31, 2017, on the eve of the FY 2018 H-1B Cap filing season , the USCIS issued a policy memorandum stating that computer programmer positions are not always “specialty occupations” that would render... Read More

Cyrus Mehta: New Developments In H-1B Cap Exemption, FY 2018
Posted on 3 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Apr. 3, 2017 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap on April 3, 2017. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 3, 2017,... Read More

Tags: mehta , cap , H-1B , exemption

WHY WE SHOULD ALL BE MAD ABOUT THE H-1B VISA CAP - Cyrus D. Mehta
Posted on 11 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The USCIS announced today, April 9, 2014, that it had received 172,500 H-1B visa petitions for the 65,000 H-1B regular cap and the 20,000 additional cap for graduates with advanced degrees from US universities. This is much more than the 124,000... Read More

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The H-1B Cap Makes No Sense!
Posted on 6 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[I]t makes absolutely no sense to impose an H-1B cap. Let the market do the job of determining how many H-1Bs can enter the US based on the fluctuating demands of employers. At one point, when the H-1B cap prior to 2003 was 195,000 for a few years... Read More

Tags: mehta , cap , H-1B