Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation
Case Status

Litwin & Smith Nationwide FY 2021 H-1B Cap Petition Filing Ends June 30, 2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Litwin & Smith provides nationwide H-1B Cap Petition preparation for H1B Cap registrations selected in the H1B Cap lottery. The 90-day filing window for Employers to submit their H1B Cap Petitions end June 30. Don’t delay. File Your Petitions Now. The experienced, trusted law firm of Litwin & Smith will assist you through every step of the petition filing process. Contact Litwin & Smith to receive H-1B Petition assistance.

Employment Based Processing Delays

We and our representatives at AILA asked USCIS about the long employment based processing times.

Employment Based Processing Delays

We hear from a number of employers they continue to see horrendous processing delays for a number of employment-based benefits- including H-1B, L-1A/B, EB2 National Interest Waiver (NIW), and EB1.A Multinational Manager.

2017 H1B Cap

What about the H1B Cap backlogs? There are still 2017 H1B Cap petitions that are not adjudicated. There are a number of FY2017 H1B Cap Petitions for October 1, 2016, employment start date are not adjudicated.

The Vermont Service Center indicated in September that it had

completed a "first touch" of only about 75% of its H1B Cap cases. California Service Center processing times were similar in September.

USCIS Response:

USCIS is prioritizing and seeking to complete all H1B Cap cases as soon as possible.

Other Employment Based Categories

We asked USCIS about the processing delays of other employment based category backlogs including: L, NIW, Multinational Manager?

USCIS Response:

USCIS is closely monitoring all employment based category workloads through reporting mechanisms and are re-allocating

resources as needed. USCIS is cognizant of the growing delays and doing its best to work on them.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Santa Clara Office 5201 Great America Parkway, Suite 320 Santa Clara, CA 95054 Toll Free: 888-344-0892 Fax: 650-588-4302 Santa Clara Law Office Map

South San Francisco Office 1435 Huntington Ave, Suite 336 South San Francisco, CA 94080 Toll Free: 888-344-0892 Fax: 650-588-4302 South San Francisco Law Office Map