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USCIS Proposed Rule Adding a Registration Requirement for Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions

USCIS proposed rule that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B petitions subject to the regular cap, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, to first electronically register with USCIS during a designated registration period. The proposed rule would also reverse the order by which USCIS selects H-1B petitions under the H-1B cap and the advanced degree exemption. Comments are due 1/2/19. (83 FR 62406, 12/3/18)

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Part 214

[CIS No. 2609–17; DHS Docket No. USCIS–2008–0014]

RIN 1615–AB71

Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H–1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap-Subject Aliens

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 18113000.

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