Wednesday, October 30, 2019

NFAP: H-1B DENIAL RATES NEARLY 25%

According to a new study by the National Foundation for American Policy, H-1B denial rates for cap-subject petitions has risen “from 6% in FY 2015 to 24% through the third quarter of FY 2019”.  Perhaps more amazing, 12% of extension/amendment H-1Bs are also being denied. 

This NFAP study updates prior NFAP H-1B studies from April 2019 and August 2019.  All of the NFAP data is collected from the USCIS Employer Data hub.

These denials have a grave impact on US healthcare, especially in rural areas who are increasingly relying on foreign-trained labor to augment incredible staffing shortage.  Among the most popular occupations for H-1Bs are: Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists, and Medical Technologists.

MU will be holding a webinar on Wednesday November 13, 2019 at 2PM / 11AM PT. This webinar will provide an analysis of current RFE trends and how to beat the USCIS’s RFE and get your case approved.  AGENDA AND REGISTER HERE

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