Update: USCIS Completes Return of Unselected FY 2020 H-1B Cap Petitions

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By: Angelita Chavez-Halaka, Armando Escobedo, Gladys Gervacio


USCIS has announced that it has completed the return of all Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap petitions that were not selected in the computer-generated selection process.

USCIS had announced on May 17, 2019 that it had completed data entry of all Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap petitions, including H-1B Master’s cap under the advanced degree exemption.

Petitioners may contact USCIS about the status of their H-1B cap-subject petition after August 29, 2019 if they have not been issued a receipt notice or if their unselected petition has not been returned by that time.

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