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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.

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What does it mean visa retrogressed for E1 immigrant visa?

Each immigrant category, but immediate relative has a limited number of immigrant visas available each year. Retrogression occurs when the priority date cut-off that determine visa availability move backward instead of forward. Making immigrant visas unavailable for later priority dates.

When employment based immigrant priority dates retrogress the spouse cannot follow to join until the immigrant petition priority date becomes current.

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