Alert: Erroneous H-1B SEVIS Termination

  Some F-1 students are seeing their SEVIS Records erroneously terminated due to a Change of Status adjudication by USCIS, when, in fact, there was a “Consular Notification” decision instead. Those affected F-1 status holders should request that their schools’ DSOs/AROs or program officers reach out to the SEVIS Help Desk at USICE/SEVP to have …

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USCIS Conducts Third Random Selection from Previously Submitted FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registrations

USCIS has recently determined that we needed to select additional registrations to reach the fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B numerical allocations, including the advanced degree exemption. On Nov. 19, USCIS selected from among previously submitted electronic registrations using a random selection process. The petition filing period based on registrations selected on Nov. 19 will begin on Nov. 22, 2021, and close on Feb. 23, 2022. Individuals with selected registrations will have their myUSCIS accounts updated to include a selection …