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H1B News 2014 - Latest Updates


Top 5 Work Visa Options Currently Available for Skilled Professionals - April 7, 2014
High volumes of H1B visas expected. Employers turn to Green Cards - April 1, 2014 
This years H1B visa application filing opens in 3 days time - March 28, 2014 
7 point checklist for happy and successful H1B visa filing - March 17, 2014
Find out the Top 50 Cities and Top States for H1B Visa Sponsorship - Feb 12, 2014
H1B visa filing opens. Learn how the cap and quota system works - Feb 6, 2014
Latest procedures to transfer an H1B visa to a new job /employer - Feb 1, 2014
H1B employer-employee relationship rule restricts 'bodyshop' filings - Jan 28, 2014
H1B employers are responsible for  USCIS H1B visa filing fees - Jan16, 2014
H1B visa filing opens April 1st. Recruitment is taking place now - Jan 12, 2014
Compare all US work visas to find which one is best for you - Jan 10, 2014
We wish you a Happy New Year from everyone at H1 Base - Jan 1, 2014 


H1B News 2013:
H1B visa forecast and projections for the 2014 quota and cap - Dec 21, 2013
US employers are planning ahead and recruiting early for 2014 - Dec 14, 2013
Explained - H1B Cap and Quota for the 2014 H1B visa Program - Dec 5, 2013
Top challenges faced by International job seekers who need H1B's - Nov 26, 2013 
H1B employer-employee relationship rule in effect for 2014 H1B's - Nov 7, 2013
Early planning is key to success to beat the 2014 H1B visa cap - Oct 30, 2013
The peak H1B Visa Sponsorship Recruitment is Oct to March - Oct 16, 2013
How to track the status of your H1B visa filing application - Sep 15, 2013
H1B employers need to pay Attorney and USCIS visa filing fees - July 21, 2013
H1B Visa Increase 2013 - More H1B visas to be made available  - July 7, 2013
2013 H1B Visa Update - US employers can start filing on April 1 - March 20, 2013
7 Tips for a Happy and Successful H1B Visa Filing Approval - March 17, 2013
6 Top Challenges Faced by Internationals that want H1B visas - March 9, 2013 
Why Some Job Sites are a Time-Waster for International Workers- Feb 22, 2013
5 Big Mistakes H1B Job Seekers Make, and How to Avoid them- Feb 17, 2013
New Bill proposed that could Increase the quota of H1B Visas - Feb 1, 2013
2013 H1B Visa Recruitment / Hiring Starts for US Employers - Jan 17, 2013
Your 2013 H1B Visa Filing Checklist: Are You Ready for April 1st? - Jan 5, 2013


H1B News 2012:
H1 Base 2013 Report: H1B Visa Cap and quota Projections (FY2014)- Dec 15, 2012
H1 Base Report: November 2012 Jobs and Unemployment Report- Nov 30, 2012
H1 Base 2013 Report: TN1 Visa Jobs 2013 (NAFTA Work Permit) - Nov 22, 2012
H1 Base 2013 Reports on the Work Visa Options for Foreign Nationals- Nov 6, 2012
H1 Base 2013 Report: conducting J1 Visa Job Search for 2013 - Oct 26 2012
H1 Base 2013 Reports: on the H2B Visa Job Search for 2013 - Oct 24, 2012
H1 Base Report of the H1B Visa Cap System and History- Oct 21, 2012
H1 Base Reports on the Green Card Lottery System FY 2013 - Oct 17, 2012
How to Beat the H1B Visa Cap and get issued a visa in 2013 - Sep 28, 2012
10 Large and Hot US Companies that hire and sponsor H1B visas - Sep 26, 2012
Location. Location. Location. Top 10 H1B Visa Sponsorship States - Sep 11, 2012
H1B employer-employee relationship rule restricts 'bodyshop' filings - Aug 20, 2012
Immigration terminology and visa terms explained - Update - Aug 18, 2012
H1Base Reports for Sponsor Companies for H1B Jobs - Aug 17
Latest procedures to transfer an H1B visa to a new job /employer - Aug 12, 2012
How to track the status of your H1B visa filing application - July 26, 2012
H1B employers need to pay Attorney and USCIS visa filing fees - July 1, 2012
H1B Visa Update: How to Obtain an H1B for the Next Quota - June 14, 2012
Free Guide: 105 tips & strategies for H1B sponsorship job seekers - June 12, 2012
H1B visa quota reached with high surge in demand for H1B workers - June 11, 2012
OPT visa program for Foreign students expanded with new fields - June 4, 2012
Disqualified H1B Visa Employers - updated list from the DOL - May 19, 2012
Willfull Violator H1B Visa Employers - updated list from the DOL - May 19, 2012
27,000 H1B visas are still available to be applied for and issued this year - May 18,2012
H1B visa filing volume slows, quota could last longer than expected - May 4th, 2012
H1B cap 2012 (fy2013) latest visa filing numbers update - April 27, 2012
49,100 H1B visas are still available for sponsorship and filing - April 20, 2012
Latest H1B visa filing numbers update for this years visa availabilty - April 13, 2012
Positive 1st H1B visa cap count numbers update for the 2012 quota - April 9, 2012
H1B visa filing opens. Learn how the cap and quota system works - April 2, 2012
Immigration Reform: USA wants to attract Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals - Mar 1,2012
H1B Visa Sponsorship in 2012 - List of Employers that are Disqualified - Feb 6, 2012
Free Research System: Search Companies H1B Visa Filing Statistics - Feb 3, 2012
View Top US States for H1B visa filing and Number of H1B sponsors - Feb 2, 2012
H1B Visa Annual Trends Comparison Overview and Forecast Report - Jan 19, 2012
Current U.S. work visa availability and quotas for 2012 - Jan 10, 2012
Current H1B visa quota and cap information for 2012 - Jan 10, 2012


H1B News 2011:
USA National Occupational Employment and Salary Reports - Dec 28, 2011
H1B visa 2012 - latest updates and FAQ's to get an H1B in 2012 - Jan 02, 2012
H1B Quota 2011 Reached. 85,000 H1B Visas Available for 2012 - Nov 22, 2011
H1B Cap Update for 2011 (FY2012). Latest Availability Numbers - Nov 14, 2011
H1 Base Elected as Member of the US Chamber of Commerce - Oct 31, 2011
Latest Update for the Regular H1B Cap & Visa Availability - Oct 28, 2011
ADE Cap filled. 19,000 H1B visas Available for the Regular Cap - Oct 21, 2011
The Best Cities and States to get H1B Visa Sponsorship: Report - Oct 14, 2011
The Best Professions to get H1B Sponsorship Jobs: Report - Oct 11, 2011
25,000 H1B visas still available for this years cap / quota - Oct 7, 2011
H1B Cap Update: 54,000 H1B visas filed. 31,000 Still Available - Sep 23, 2011
Report: the Employment / Education Mis-Match Gap in the USA - Sep 22, 2011
Latest update for H1B visa availability and cap numbers for 2011 - Sep 9, 2011
H1B cap filing numbers show positive increases as Summer ends - Aug 26, 2011
H1B 2011 cap count latest update for visa filing numbers - Aug 12, 2011
Latest update for this years H1B cap count and visas filed - July 29, 2011
H1B cap 2012 and visa quota update for availability this year - July 25, 2011
H1B quota numbers now reach over 33,000 H1B visas filed - July 15, 2011
H1B cap update - H1B visa sponsorship levels reach over 30,000 - July 1, 2011
H1B visas continue to be available for ADE and Regular quotas - June 17, 2011
NY Mayor wants an unlimited number of H1B visas for the USA - June 16, 2011
New H1B visas currently available for filing and issuance - June 13, 2011
Latest Update for H1B cap count and visas filed this year - June 1st, 2011
H1B visa cap numbers for 2011 applications (FY2012) update - May 20th, 2011
Impact of H1B Employer-Employee Rule on Visa Filing Numbers - May 16th, 2011
Latest Ranking for Top H1B Visa Sponsorship State Locations - May 11th, 2011
Latest Ranking for Top H1B Visa Professions and Occupations - May 10th, 2011
67,500 H1B visas are still available to be issued for this year - May 6th, 2011
15,800 H1B visas filed in April counted against this years H1B cap - April 29th, 2011
Update numbers for this years H1B visa cap and quota filing - April 15th, 2011
USCIS issues first H1B cap numbers for visa filing 2011 (FY2012) - April 7th, 2011
The H1B Visa 2011 (FY 2012) Cap Season is Now Officially Open - April 1st, 2011
H1B Visa Cap Exempt Program. Latest Update From the USCIS - March 16th, 2011
H1B Visa Filing Update. New Proposed H1B Rule for US Employers - March 2nd, 2011
85,000 H1B Visas for the New 2011 Quota can be Filed in a Few Weeks - Feb 9th, 2011
2010 Quota Filled. H1B Employers Turn to Next H1B Visa 2011 Quota - Jan 28, 2011
H1B Visa 2011 and 2010 - Cap and Quota Clarification and Update - Jan 24, 2011
USCIS proposes change in process for H1B visa 2011 application filing - Jan 21, 2011
New Countries eligible to participate in the H 2B Visa 2011 program - Jan 18, 2011
List of H1B sponsor companies that are disqualified and debarred - Jan 15th, 2011
H1B 2011 - Visa Cap and Quota for 2010 and 2011 - Latest Update - Jan 12th, 2011
Live and Work in the USA in 2011 on H1B, H2B Visas or Green Card - Jan 8th, 2011
H1B Visa News for New Work Visa Allocation and Availability for 2011 - Jan 4th, 2011
H1B Visa 2011 News - New Quota Plus H1B 2010 Visas Still Available - Jan 3rd, 2011


H1B News 2010
:
H1B Visa 2010 and 2011 - Latest Updates for H1B Quota Availability - Dec 20th, 2010
H1B Visa Quota Update. H1B's Are Available. Quota may go into 2011 - Dec 10th, 2010
H1B Visa Applications Continue to be Accepted Until the Quota is Reached - Dec 1st, 2010
H1B Quota Update - Still Thousands of H1B's Currently Available for this Year - Nov 23, 2010
H1B Fee Increase from USCIS for H1B Visa Fees and Filing Costs - Nov 23, 2010
H1B Visas Available - Applications Continue to be Accepted for 2010 - Nov 18, 2010
H1B Cap Filing Remains Steady - No Cut Off Date For New Applications - Nov 12, 2010
Latest F1 to H1B Visa 2011 Change of Status and F1 H1B Transfer FAQ - Nov 7, 2010
No Deadline for H1B Applications this year - H1B Quota Update - Nov 4, 2010
H1B visas and Sponsorship Quota Available - New Applications Accepted - Oct 27, 2010
How to Transfer from F1 to OPT to H1B to Green Card Visa Status - Oct 22, 2010
Applications for H1B Work Visas Continue to be Accepted - Latest Update - Oct 19, 2010
US Government gives away 50,000 Green Cards in yearly Lottery - Oct 14, 2010
H1B Visa Quota Update - visas available and no cut off date for filing - Oct 12, 2010
F1 to H1B without OPT Procedure and Status Change Documents List - Oct 9, 2010
NO Deadline for H1B Applications in 2010 - H1B Visas Quota Available - Oct 7, 2010
H1Base luanches new H1B and US Emigration Assessment Service - Oct 1, 2010
H1B Visa 2010 Quota (FY2011 Cap Count) - Steady Demand in 2010 - Sep 24, 2010
H1Base introduces new cost-effective H1B visa filing guide - Sept, 19, 2010
H1B Quota and Latest Visa Cap Count Update for 2010 (FY2011) - Sep 17, 2010
H1B 2010 Quota (FY2011 Cap Count) - Filing & Sponsorship Markets Rises - Sep 13, 2010
H1B Visa Cap Count - Demand Up - Shows Big Jump in Filing Volume - Aug 20, 2010
H1Base Expands H1B Services with new Professional US Resume Writing
New H1B Fees for Visa Filing - Hike Only Applies to a Very Few Companies - Aug 10, 2010
H1B Quota 2010 (FY 2011 Cap) - Demand & H1B filing continues increase - Aug 9, 2010
H1B Visa Cap Count - Sharp increase in H1B filing numbers - August 3, 2010
L1 Visa to H1B Visa Change of Status and L1 Visa Requirements - July, 29, 2010
H1B Cap Count - 2010 - FY 2011 H1B Quota Update - July 15, 2010
H1B Cap Count - 2010 - FY 2011 H1B Quota Update - June 7, 2010
H1B Stamping Process and Procedures Explained - June 1, 2010

H1B Transfer Procedure Explained for Transfer to new H1B Sponsor - May 26, 2010
H1B Quota Cap Count - 2010 - FY 2011 H1B Quota Update - May 11, 2010
H1B Quota Cap Count - 2010 - FY 2011 Quota Update - April 27, 2010
H1B Quota Cap Count - 2010 - FY 2011 Quota Update - April 8, 2010
New industry resource launched for 'best-deal' H1B visa filing - Mar 22, 2010
New resource launched for fast, qualified Immigration answers - Mar 10, 2010
US employers can start filing for H1B visas from April 1st onwards - Mar 3, 2010
H1Base launches revolutionary fully automated H1B job search gadget (Mar 2010)
H1Base completes upgrades to Premium H1B Job and Placement Services - Feb 17, 2010
H1Base launches New ProElite H1B Visa & Green Card Sponsorship Solution - Jan 23, 2010
H1B Visa Quota for 2010 remains unchanged 85,000 H1B's available - Jan 1, 2010
 


H1B News 2006 - 2009: (archived news headlines)
Happy Holiday and Christmas wishes from everyone at H1 Base (Dec 2009)
This years H1B visa quota filled. New H1B visas available in 2010 (Dec 2009)
New H1B visa filing numbers: this years availability could end soon (Nov 2009)
Latest tips and advice for International and overseas job seekers (Oct 2009)
F1 and OPT strategy planning for Intl students to get H1B visas (Sep 2009)
H1 Base launches new partnership alliance for immigration attorneys (Aug 2009)
Latest H1B cap updates and quota numbers for 2009 filing (July 2009)
H1B market steady with cap expected to last for a few months (June 2009)
H1Base welcomes ten new University to our Higher Ed solutions (May 2009)
USCIS issues new H1B cap count numbers for this years quota (April 2009)
Initial H1B visa filing numbers open at a medium pace (Apr 2009)
H1 Base upgrades and launches new suite of premium service (Feb 2009)
H1B visa quota remains at 85,000 availability for 2009 (Jan 2009)
President Obama wants to increase the H1B visa quota (Nov 2008)
(main news headlines, archived)
Happy Holiday and Christmas wishes from everyone at H1 Base (Dec 2009)
This years H1B visa quota filled. New H1B visas available in 2010 (Dec 2009)
New H1B visa filing numbers: this years availability could end soon (Nov 2009)
Latest tips and advice for International and overseas job seekers (Oct 2009)
F1 and OPT strategy planning for Intl students to get H1B visas (Sep 2009)
H1 Base launches new partnership alliance for immigration attorneys (Aug 2009)
Latest H1B cap updates and quota numbers for 2009 filing (July 2009)
H1B market steady with cap expected to last for a few months (June 2009)
H1Base welcomes ten new University to our Higher Ed solutions (May 2009)
USCIS issues new H1B cap count numbers for this years quota (April 2009)
Initial H1B visa filing numbers open at a medium pace (Apr 2009)
H1 Base upgrades and launches new suite of premium service (Feb 2009)
H1B visa quota remains at 85,000 availability for 2009 (Jan 2009)
President Obama wants to increase the H1B visa quota (Nov 2008)
H1B cap-exempt visas are unlimited and always available (Oct 2008)
Why US employers want and
need more Foreign workers (Sep 2008)
H1B Visa Report - H1B workers create new jobs for US workers (Aug 2008)
All Presidential candidates support increasing the H1B cap (Aug 2008)
New
H1B visa job and sponsorship services launched (July 2008)
Big push by US employers to increase the annual H1B quota (June 2008)
Over 150,000 H1B applications means lottery selection process (April 2008)
H1B cap reached in record time again (April 2008)
H1 Base launches new and improved site and solutions (Jan 2008)
GREAT NEWS for H1B International Professionals & Students (Nov 2007)
More Pressure to Increase H1B visa & Green Card Quotas (October 2007)
H1B Visa - renewed push to increase H1B quota (September 2007)
H1B Alert - the next H1B Visa Quota (September 2007)
Does the Early Bird Get the H1B Visa ? (August 2007)
How Do You Find H1B Employers and How Do You Get Their Attention (August 2007)
Green Card & H1B Visa News Update (July 2007)
How the H1B Program Has Changed ! (July 07)
Pres. Bush confident US Immigration Bill will Pass (June 07)
Google urges Congress to increase the H1B visa quota (June 07)
Bills in US Congress -- to Increase the H1B visa Cap (May 07)
US Chamber of Commerce urges Congress to increase the H1B cap (Apr 07)
H1B visas keep the U.S. economy competitive (Apr 07)
SIIA wants more H1B visas for 2007 (Apr 07)
Some USA Work Visas still available + Special Offer (Apr 07)
H1B Cap 2007 - reached on day one (Apr 07)
U.S. House bill seeks to more than double the H1B visa quota (Apr 07)
H1B Visa Filing Date Opens April 1st (Mar 07)
How To Keep America Competitive - increase the H1B visa quota (Feb 07)
H1B visa increase looks promising (Jan 07)
H1B ALERT -- GREAT NEWS for all International Professionals & Students (Dec 06)
Immigrants have consistently propelled the USA Tech Industry (Nov 06)
Shortage of Skilled U.S. Technology Workers (Nov 06)
Tech Industry Urges Congress to Increase H1B Visa Quota (Nov 06)
ALERT 85,000 H1B visas - the rush is back on (Oct 06)
H1 Base launches new ProSMART service (Sep 06)
Things You should Know about the H1B Visa (Aug 06)
H1B Cap - reached in record time (June 06)
US Senate approves doubling H1B visas (May 06)
H1B Visa Quota could Double (April 06)
April 1st -- H1B Application Opening Day ! (March 06)
USA may double the H1B visa quota (March 06)
Skilled Worker Shortage a Growing Issue for U.S. Companies (March 06)
Call to Increase the H1B Visa Numbers (Feb 06)
Nasscom to bring up H1B visa during Bush visit (Feb 06)
US Immigration Policies Keep Foreign Students, Workers Away (Feb 06)
U.S. Firms, Citing Brain Drain, Push to Hire More H1B Skilled Foreigners (Feb 06)
Bush wants H1B visa limit Raised (Jan 06)
H1B Advance Degree Exemption Cap Reached (Jan 06)


H1B News 2002 - 2005
(archived news headlines)
Additional 30,000 H1B visas Turned Down (Dec 05)
3,302 H1B’s Available -- for Advance Degree Exemption (Dec 05)
Judiciary Committee approves extra 30,000 H1B Visas (Oct 05)
US Senates debates adding 60,000 new H1B Visas (Oct 05)
This Years H1B Visa Cap Reached in Record Time (Aug 05)
Latest H1B visa quota numbers (Aug 05)
130,000 More H1B Visas ?? (July 05)
There are 20,000 Additional H1B Visas Available (May 05)
Gates Wants End to H1B Visa Limit (H1B cap) (April 05)
US shelves legislation on L1 visas (April 05)
Attorneys fight 'laughable' H1B visa mess (April 05)
Additional 20,000 H1B Visas - UPDATE (Mar 05)
H1B Work Visa - Update (Jan 05)
H1B visa quota to increase by 20,000 (Nov 04)
USA needs foreign-born H1B visa workers (Nov 04)
FY 2005 H1B Cap - reached on day 1 (Oct 04)
H1B Visa Fees - who pays them (Sept 04)
H1B Cap may be reached soon (Aug 04)
US visa application fee for students to increase (July 04)
Need to Renew Your Non-Immigrant Visa? (June 04)
H1B cap to be 'raised' for students ? (Apr 04)
F1 Students - after OPT (Apr 04)
H1B ALERT – the rush is back on – JOB SOLUTIONS (Mar 04)
US to post inspectors at foreign airports (Mar 04)
Life after the H1B Cap (Feb 04)
H1B hiring is on the increase - affects on the H1B cap (Jan 04)
US VISIT - launched (Jan 04)
JANUARY 2004 - US Immigration Headlines (Jan 04)
Special Registration Suspended (Dec 03)
What is a TRAVEL DOCUMENT and who needs one? (Dec 03)
SEVIS Costs - F, J and M visas - proposed $100 fee (Nov 03)
THE 212(D)(3) WAIVER (Oct 03)
Students on Optional Practical Training (Oct 03)
DHS - Middle East Offices Planned (Oct 03)
H1B Visa Cap returns to 65,000 (Sep 03)
Newly Revised BCIS Forms - from October 1st (Sep 03)
H1B Dependent Employer Attestations will Sunset (Sep 03)
H1B - No More Need To File Additional $1,000 Filing Fee (Sep 03)
'New Rules' issued for this years DV Lottery (Aug 03)
F1 Graduates ~ Important Information (Aug 03)
Waivers of Inadmissibility or Removability (July 03)
How to File an H-1B Visa Application (July 03)
eFiling of I-90 and I-765 - Now Available (June 03)
Filing an H-1B v's L-1 visa petition (May 03)
UPDATED BCIS (INS) FORMS & FEES (Apr 03)
Changes in Immigration Benefit Filing Fees (Mar 03)
Form N-400 Update (Mar 03)
Development of New Citizenship Test (Mar 03)
File Shredding at the INS (Feb 03)
The 'new' INS - Dept of Homeland Security - Update (Feb 03)
INS Issues New Filing Fees (Feb 03)
INS – ‘Special Registration’ – UPDATE (Jan 03)
Form AR-11 - new INS mailing address (Dec 02)
Extension of H1B Status after 6 years - new law (Nov 02)
Post Your Labor Condition Applications (LCAs) Electronically (Oct 02)
INS H1B Cap - Latest Numbers (Sep 02)
All Non-citizens To Report Change of Address (Sep 02)
Nursing in High Demand - New Laws Passed (Aug 02)
Changes For Foreign Students and Exchange Visitors (Aug 02)
Results of the DV-2003 Program (July 02)
Proposed ~ Entry-Exit Registration System (July 02)
INS Restructuring - Latest Update (July 02)
Tracking International Students and Exchange Visitors Online (Jun 02)
Is this the end of the J-1 Waiver ? (Jun 02)
Proposed Changes for Permanent Labor Certification Applications (May 02)
Adjustment of Status 'versus' Consular Processing? (May 02)
H-1B Extensions After Six Years (May 02)

Pre-2002 H1B News
Historical Archives have been moved. If you require pre 2002 H1B news for research or statistical purposes, please contact H1 Base.