USCIS Advises Don't Submit Premium Processing with 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

During the USCIS March 6, Conference call USCIS advised premium processing was suspended for all H-1B cap petitions starting April 2, 2018, until further notice. But, suggested a Form I-907 and filing fee for premium could be filed with the H1B Cap petition and the petition would be upgraded when premium processing resumed. Please see our posting of the conference call: USCIS Announces No Premium Processing for H1B Regular Cap and US Master's Cap filings

The latest USCIS Fiscal Year 2019 H1B Cap website announcement retracts the conference call direction and advises "During this temporary suspension, we will reject any Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service, filed with an FY 2019 cap-subject H-1B petition." The content of their announcement and link to the news release is below.

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