US Immigration: H-1B Visa Filings for FY 2016 Begin on April 1, 2015

    View Author January 2015

    On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting filings of H-1B visa petitions for employment in the fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016). Employers should begin preparing H-1B petitions well in advance of that date for new and existing employees eligible for a first-time H-1B visa to begin employment in FY 2016 (i.e., on or after October 1, 2015).