USCIS : H-1B Cap Exemptions For Institutes of Higher Education

H1Bs applied by Institutes of Higher Education and their affiliates will now be exempted from the H1B Numerical cap limits.

"USCIS announced today, in response to recent stakeholder feedback, that it is currently reviewing its policy on H-1B cap exemptions for non-profit entities that are related to or affiliated with an institution of higher education. Until further guidance is issued, USCIS is temporarily applying interim procedures to H-1B non-profit entity petitions filed with the agency seeking an exemption from the statutory H-1B numerical cap based on an affiliation with or relation to an institution of higher education."

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