The USCIS’s annual H-1B Cap lottery registration window will close on Friday, March 18, 2022 at noon Eastern. All entries into the Fiscal Year 2023 lottery must be submitted by noon Eastern on Friday, March 18, 2022 to be registered and eligible for selection.
Musillo Unkenholt encourages registering all candidates as soon as possible to avoid any technical issues or delays.
If an employer has candidates they would like to enter into the lottery, the employer should reach out to their Musillo Unkenholt attorney as soon as possible.
The USCIS intends to notify registrants selected in the first round of the lottery by March 31, 2022. The USCIS is expects to conduct multiple rounds of selection until it reaches the 85,000 H-1B quota. Registrants not selected by March 31 may still be selected during a later ro und.