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February 2, 2023

USCIS announces FY 2024 H-1B Cap Registration Period

On January 27, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will open the H-1B Cap registration period for FY 2024 on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 12pm EST, and will permit the submission of registrations through to 12pm EST on Friday, March 17, 2023. All H-1B cap-subject prospective petitioners, including those seeking to file a petition for a beneficiary eligible for the advanced degree exemption, must first submit the electronic registration and pay the required $10 fee for each beneficiary using a myUSCIS online account during the registration period. For petitioners registering for the first time, new accounts can be created beginning at 12pm EST on February 21, 2023. 

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.


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