Friday, April 24, 2015

H-1B Cap Premium Processing to Begin April 27

On April 27, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions requesting premium processing, including petitions seeking an exemption for individuals with a U.S. master’s degree or higher.

USCIS first announced in a news release that it would temporarily adjust its premium processing practice due to the historic premium processing receipt levels, combined with the possibility that the H-1B cap will be met in the first 5 business days of the filing season.

USCIS provides premium processing service for certain employment-based petitions and guarantees a 15-calendar-day processing time.

For H-1B petitions that are not subject to the cap and for any other visa classification, the 15-day processing period for premium processing service begins on the date that USCIS receives the request.

However, for cap-subject H-1B petitions, including advanced degree exemption petitions, the 15-day processing period set by 8 CFR 103.7(e)(2) will begin on April 27, 2015, regardless of the date on the Form I-797 receipt notice, which indicates the date that the premium processing fee is received.

3 comments:


  1. hello my priority date is on february 2014.. i finished my aos and they recieved.and send us a mail tht they recieved and they will reply within 60 days aftyer reviewing....so pls anyone tell how long it will take...and when i should send ds260

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    1. and ths is f2a visa category

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  2. it will take almost 45 days to finish reviewing and then they will email you that your case is completed.then wait for your priority date to get interview

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