AILA Public Statements, Memo & Regulatory Comments

AILA Submits Comment to H-1B Registration Fee Proposed Rule

10/4/19 AILA Doc. No. 19100701. Business Immigration, H-1B & H-1B1 Specialty Occupation

AILA submitted comments in response to USCIS’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), “Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking to File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap-Subject Aliens,” published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2019.

AILA expressed concerns regarding the timing of the agency’s implementation of the H-1B registration fee and electronic registration system, requested clarity on the acceptable methods of payment, expressed concerns regarding the agency’s public burden estimate for the payment of the registration fee, and provided recommendations to USCIS to ensure the H-1B numerical limitation for FY2021 is met.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19100701.