USCIS Suspends H-1B Premium Processing For FY 2021 Cap Subject Petitions

Posted By USI Law || 18-Mar-2020

Suspension Does NOT Apply to H-1B Extensions or Amendments

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that FY 2021 H-Cap Petitions will not be eligible for Premium Processing.

For H-1B cases filed as a Change of Status from F-1 Status, Premium Processing is expected to resume on May 27, 2020 and for all other H-1B cap cases on June 29, 2020.

Unlike in some previous years, all other H-1B Cases (Extensions, Amendments etc.) will not have premium processing privileges suspended at this time.

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