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H-1B Lottery 2017: What Are Your Chances Of Winning H1B Lottery?

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Find out your chances of winning USICS H-1B lottery 2017.

Contact VisaPro at http://www.visapro.com/Contact-VisaPro/default.asp if you have any questions regarding the USCIS H1B Cap, or need help in filing the H1B petitions.

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H-1B Lottery 2017: What Are Your Chances Of Winning H1B Lottery?

  1. 1. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ODDS OF SUCCESS
  2. 2. H-1B Cap filing period starts on April 1st every year. H-1B employers and H-1B applicants always begin with these essential queries: 1. Will there be H-1B lottery this year? 2. What are the odds of getting selected in the H-1B lottery?
  3. 3. What are the predictions for the H-1B Cap 2018 filings? A closer look at H-1B lottery 2017 and the past is helpful in predicting accurately.
  4. 4. What Happened? • USCIS received approximately 236,000 H-1B petitions during the first 5 days of the filing period. • USCIS conducted the H-1B lottery 2017 on April 9, 2016. • Less than 2 out of every 5 petitions received by the USCIS were selected in the H-1B lottery 2017. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2017
  5. 5. What Happened? • USCIS received approximately 233,000 H-1B petitions during the first 5 days of the filing period. • USCIS conducted the H-1B lottery 2016 on April 13, 2015. • Less than 2 out of every 5 petitions received by the USCIS were selected in the H-1B lottery 2016. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2016
  6. 6. What Happened? • USCIS received approximately 172,500 H-1B petitions during the first 5 days of the filing period. • USCIS conducted the H-1B lottery 2015 on April 10, 2014. • Less than 1 out of every 2 petitions received by the USCIS were selected in the H-1B lottery 2015. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2015
  7. 7. What Happened? • USCIS received approximately 124,000 H-1B Cap petitions during the first 5 business days of H-1B filing period. • USCIS conducted the 2014 H-1B lottery on April 7, 2013. • About 2 out of 3 petitions received by the USCIS were selected in the H-1B lottery results. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2014
  8. 8. What Happened? • USCIS received approximately 163,000 H-1B petitions during the first 5 business days of the H-1B Visa Cap filing period. • USCIS conducted the H-1B lottery on April 14, 2008. • USCIS wait-listed some H-1B petitions as potential replacements for those chosen in the H-1B lottery results, but were subsequently denied, withdrawn, or otherwise found ineligible. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2009
  9. 9. What Happened? • USCIS received 123,480 H-1B Cap petitions during the filing period that lasted for just two days - April 2 and 3, 2007. • USCIS conducted the random H-1B lottery on April 12, 2007. • About 2 out of 3 petitions received by the USCIS were selected in the H-1B lottery. H-1B LOTTERY FY 2008
  10. 10. H-1B Lottery 2018: What To Expect? • The H-1B Cap 2018 will certainly reach during the first 5 business days in April 2017, resulting in yet another H-1B lottery. • The competition will be even more intense this year when compared with previous years.
  11. 11. DO HAVE A STRATEGY TO OVERCOME THE FY 2018 H-1B CAP FILING CHALLENGES? VisaPro attorneys helped clients' secure 100% success with FY 2016 H-1B Cap filings, i.e., 100% approval of all the selected petitions.
  12. 12. Compare Your H-1B Lottery Results With Peers, And Improve Your Approvals Let’s look at one of the representative companies VisaPro Attorneys have helped during FY 2016 H-1B lottery. By examining the H-1B lottery results from various companies, you can improve your FY 2018 H-1B lottery selection and approvals. H-1B CAP CASE SCENARIO
  13. 13. H-1B Cap Filing Scenario In this scenario, there were numerous factors that are generally recognized to be unfavorable for H-1B approvals: 1. The petitioner is in the business of IT consulting. 2. The petitioner is a small business with less than 10 employees. 3. All the beneficiaries were located outside U.S. – no Master’s Quota. 4. All the beneficiaries were going to work only at client locations – for different clients across the country. H-1B CAP CASE SCENARIO
  14. 14. H-1B Cap Filing Outcome 1. Number of H-1B petitions filed: 17. 2. Number of H-1B petitions selected in the lottery: 10. 3. Number of H-1B petitions that received RFE: 0. 4. Number of H-1B petitions approved: 10. If you wish to integrate VisaPro success strategies into your FY 2018 H1B Cap filings, schedule a Free FY 2018 H1B Filing Plan Consultation today! H-1B CAP CASE SCENARIO
  15. 15. TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF H-1B LOTTERY SELECTION AND APPROVALS, We’re offering you a FREE FY 2018 H-1B Cap Filing Plan Consultation.
  16. 16. In the planning discussion, we’ll cover: • The most successful components of a H-1B filing plan that you should have in place • How to pinpoint your firm’s differentiators to frame the USCIS H-1B filing plan • How your H-1B Cap 2018 filing plans compare to competitors in your industry
  17. 17. About VisaPro VisaPro is one of the leading immigration law firms in the U.S. Over the years we have helped clients from over 50 countries in obtaining work visas, family visas, investor visas, startup visas and green cards. VisaPro offers services in the following areas:  Investor and Entrepreneur Advisory Services  Work Visas: E-3, H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1, O, P-1, P-3, TN  Investor Visas: E-1, E-2, EB-5  Green Cards  Employer Immigration Compliance
  18. 18. Washington, DC 1050 17th Street NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20036 New York 520 White Plains Road Suite 500 Tarrytown, NY 10591 1100 S Hope St. Suite 103 Los Angeles, CA 90015 Los Angeles Contact Us “I am so grateful for VisaPro's help in getting an H1-B visa put into place for a highly valuable new hire. I honestly don't know what I would have done if it hadn't been for the help of [VisaPro] Case Manager. He was able to patiently and clearly explain each stage of the process, was very responsive throughout, and was really a pleasure to work with. If we ever go through this process again, I know I will be calling VisaPro for help.” Jen Mooney J2 Interactive, LLC

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