USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for FY2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

USCIS announced it will temporarily suspend premium processing for FY2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions. USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions under the FY2019 H-1B cap beginning April 2, 2018. USCIS indicates the suspension is expected to remain in effect until September 10, 2018. USCIS will continue to accept premium processing requests for cap-exempt H-1B petitions, as well as petitions to amend or extend H-1B status, for concurrent H-1B employment, or to change H-1B employers.