Skip to main content

USCIS expands prohibition on multiple H-1B cap-subject filings by "related entities"

  1. Date Announced

    March 23, 2018

    USCIS issues a policy memorandum that adopts the AAO decision in Matter of S- Inc., making it binding on all USCIS adjudication officers. The decision addresses the prohibition on multiple H-1B filings by "related entities" for the same beneficiary indicating that "related entities" can include entities that file H-1B petitions for the same beneficiary for "substantially the same job," even if those entities are not actually related through corporate ownership and control. [ID # 505]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 2, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

We require registration to leave feedback. You may either:

  • Sign in with your current user name and password.

  • Register if you don't have a user name and password.