Tag Archives: Labor Condition Application

GT Alert – Preparing for H-1B Cap Season in Fiscal Year 2018

This year’s H-1B cap is fast approaching. USCIS will start accepting new H-1B petitions for Fiscal Year 2018 on April 1, 2017. Although the federal government annually allocates 65,000 H-1B visas to eligible foreign national employees, USCIS receives far more H-1B petitions within the first weeks or even days of April during each fiscal year … Continue Reading

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Restrictive AAO Decision Finds Change of Work Area Requires H-1B Amendment Filing

Employers take note: If you file a new Labor Condition Application (LCA) for an H-1B employee to reflect a change in work location that is outside the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) of the original worksite stated on the LCA and corresponding H-1B petition originally filed for the H-1B employee, then you must also file an … Continue Reading