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H-1B Visa Alternatives

 USCIS announced it has completed the annual H-1B selection process ("lottery") for Fiscal Year 2024, with early reports indicating a record number of registrations submitted. Each year, it becomes increasingly difficult to obtain one of the 85,000 H-1B visas allotted under the congressionally mandated quota or "cap." In light of the news, employers and foreign-national employees are now reviewing their contingency plans for those whose registrations were not selected.
Alternatives to H-1B Visa: What to Think About
Jackson Lewis| Mar 2023

Not Selected in H-1B Cap Registration? There Are Options!
Littler | Apr 2024

O-1A Status: An Extraordinary Alternative to Consider at the Close of a Disappointing H-1B Season
Faegre | Jun 2023

Not Selected for an H-1B? Alternate Work Authorization Options in the United States
Ogletree | May 2023

Not Selected In The Lottery? H-1B Alternatives To Consider
Higgs | Apr 2023

Not Selected in the H-1B Lottery? Now What?
Holland | Mar 2023

Alternative Immigration Pathways for Foreign Nationals Not Selected in the H-1B Cap Lottery
Quarles | Mar 2023

Why H1B Visas Suck And 7 Best Alternatives To Choose From
Forbes | Jan 2023

Selection Process Complete; Selected Registrants Notified

USCIS Conducts Lottery Selection Process for H-1B FY2024 Cap
Mintz | Mar 2023

USCIS Completes Initial H-1B Registration Selection Process for FY 2024
Mayer | Mar 2023

USCIS Completes Initial FY 2024 H-1B Selection Process
Ogletree | Mar 2023

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