2016 H-1B Cap Met, USCIS Will Conduct Lottery

According to the trend of past years, USCIS stopped accepting H-1B applications on April 7th and will now proceed using a lottery system to determine who will receive H-1Bs for FY 2016. While USCIS has not yet provided the number of applications that they received, last year USCIS received 87,500 additional applications over the 65,000 cap.

More information can be found in a press release from GreenBergTraurig here.