The National Foundation for American Policy has presented data related to the recent rise in denials of H-1B petitions & extensions. Top three takeaways:
- USCIS has raised the standard of proof for new H-1B petitions.
- USCIS can no longer rely on previously approved petitions when deciding on H-1B extensions.
- USCIS, and to some extent the courts, are changing the way they classify specialty occupations.
Contact the Dubey Law Office, PLLC to talk through your options as a new or existing H-1B worker.