On April 1, 2020, USCIS announced the opening of the 90 day window for filing H-1B cap petitions. Registrants selected in the Pre-Registration lottery may now file full petitions. This announcement was met with discouragement by many immigration attorneys whose registrations were erroneously denied as “duplicate” registrations.
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In time of economic downturn, employers with H-1B workers in their workforce are placed in a difficult position. To weather the economic storm, employers may need to cut hours or temporarily furlough workers. Many workers would prefer to accept lower wages to retain employment benefits, such as health insurance. Unfortunately, costly H-1B Department of Labor (DOL) wage regulations require that the employer continue H-1B workers’ work schedules and payment of wages as set forth in the original H-1B petition.
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