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ICE informs SEVP-certified schools of a revised H-1B registration process and F-1 cap-gap extensions

  1. Date Announced

    June 8, 2020

    ICE, through a broadcast message, informs SEVP-certified schools that USCIS recently implemented a revised H-1B registration process for employers seeking to file an H-1B cap-subject petition for a beneficiary, including those currently in F-1 status. To accommodate changes in the H-1B process, ICE made changes to SEVIS to automatically add cap-gap extensions to the records of F-1 students whose H-1B petitions were receipted by USCIS.

    [ID #988]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 8, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: ICE USCIS

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