Prepare For Upcoming H-1B Season with Free Webinar

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dreamstime_xxl_52027302Immigration lawyer and TGBN member Sang Shin, along with firm partner Judy J. Lee, will be presenting a free, comprehensive webinar that explores what employers need to do now to prepare and file qualifying H-1B petitions on April 1st.

The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. Further information can be found at: http://bit.ly/1nmxVmT.

From the Foster Global website:

April 1st is the first day that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B visa petitions for the coming fiscal year. April may seem like a long way off, but if your organization relies on skilled foreign workers, then you need to begin preparations now.

In 2015, during the first week of the filing period, USCIS received approximately 172,500 petitions, each seeking one of only 85,000 H-1B visa numbers available under the annual quota.

The annual quota will likely be reached in the first week that new petitions are accepted, and a lottery will be applied to select petitions that will be allocated an H-1B number.