H-1B Cap Update:H-1B Cap Season Opens March 9, Cap Selection Wage Regulation Delayed until December 31, 2021


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year (FY) 2022.All H-1B cap cases must be entered into the electronic registration system during this time period to be counted and selected under this year’s process. H-1B cap will open at noon EST On March 9 and run through noon EST On March 25, 2021.  USCIS intends to notify selected registrants by March 31st and permit filings from April 1, 2021.USCIS also announced that there will be no changes to this year’s H-1B cap selection process as the implementation of the “H-1B Cap Selection Process Final Rule” has now been delayed until December 31, 2021.