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USCIS Announces Changes to the H-1B Program in 2024

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 Among the changes are increased fees, online filing, and amendments to the H-1B registration process On January 31, 2024, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule to strengthen the integrity measures of the H-1B visa program. The measures include various updates to the H-1B registration process, the implementation of online filing for crucial H-1B forms, fee changes, and more.  “We’re always looking for ways to bolster integrity and curtail the potential for fraud while improving and streamlining our application processes,” said USCIS Director Ur M. Jaddou. “The improvements in these areas should make H-1B selections more equitable for petitioners and beneficiaries.”  Here’s a general overview of the changes included in USCIS’ latest H-1B final rule: H-1B Registration Final Rule To reduce potential fraud during H-1B registration, USCIS has announced a series of changes that will make the H-1B lottery and selection process more equitable and “beneficiary