U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it will soon launch online organizational accounts and electronic filing for H-1B petitioners.

Key Points:

  • USCIS said it would launch organizational accounts next month for both non-cap filings and fiscal year (FY) 2025 cap season filings that will allow H-1B applicants to “experience new account enhancements, including improved design and case management features.”
  • Shortly after the launch of the organizational accounts, the agency will begin allowing H-1B petitioners to file Forms I-129 and associated Form I-907 premium processing requests online through their organizational account or file a paper-based Form I-129. The H-1B registration process is only available online.
  • The introduction of the organizational account will give companies the ability to allow multiple individuals within the business entity or company to gain access as well as allow collaboration with their legal representatives to collaborate on and prepare the H-1B registrations and applications.

Additional Information: USCIS said it would host national engagements on Jan. 23 and 24, with smaller sessions at other times, to provide more information on the new processes. Additional information will be posted to USCIS’ H-1B Electronic Registration page here. BAL will provide additional information as it becomes available.

This alert has been provided by the BAL U.S. Practice Group.

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