The new rule announced on Wednesday reverses the order by which H-1B petitions are selected by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the regular cap and the advanced degree exemption.
This new rule is to give more chance to foreign workers who have received higher education from the US, the US government on Wednesday announced a new rule related to the filing of the all-important H-1B visas.
The Trump administration insisted that the new rule is more ‘efficient’ and ‘effective’. The US government also expressed confidence that the introduction of new rule will help the US in attracting best talent.
The new rule also introduces an electronic registration requirement forthosee who are seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions.
US government will publish the new rule – set to come into effect from April 1 – on Thursday in the Federal Register. The USCIS, however, noted that the electronic registration requirement will be suspended for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 cap season.