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


Today USCIS resumes premium processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B cap petitions, including those filed under the master's cap. USCIS' suspension of premium processing for other H-1B petitions remains in effect. In its announcement, USCIS noted, "We plan to resume premium processing for the remaining categories of H-1B petitions as agency workloads permit." USCIS originally announced it expected the suspension of premium processing to last until February 19, 2019.