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FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration Begins March 8, 2021

The FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration period will begin March 8, 2021, and end March 26, 2021.

The new H-1B cap registration final rule (86 FR 1676) modifying the H-1B cap selection process, amending current lottery procedures, and prioritizing prevailing wage takes effect on March 8, 2021. Our firm expects this to be the start date of the 2022 H-1B cap registration period, even if Biden withdraws the final rule.

USCIS to Dispose of E-Verify I-9 Records dated on or before Dec. 31, 2006

Employers are required to maintain I-9 records even if not maintained by USCIS.

Employers must maintain I-9 records for employees for at least 3 years or 1 year from the date of termination whichever is greater. In April 2017, USCIS will dispose of transaction records that are over 10 years old; dated on or before Dec. 31, 2006.

Download Historic Records Reports by March 31, 2017. E-Verify employers may download Historic Records Report that contain transaction records dated on or before Dec. 31, 2006 now through March 31, 2017. E-Verify encourages users to record the E-Verify case verification number on the relating Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and to retain the Historic Records Report with Form I-9.

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