Report on H-1B Petitions: Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report to Congress, October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014   [open pdf - 330KB]

"The 'American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998' (ACWIA), Pub. L. No. 105-277, div. C, tit. IV, § 416(c), 112 Stat. 2681, imposes quarterly reporting requirements on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) concerning the H-1B petition fees and fee exemptions. To fulfill this requirement, USCIS submits the following report to cover the four quarters of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014. The report provides information on: [1] the number of H-1B petitions; [2] the number of employers requiring an additional ACWIA petition fee as reinstituted by the 'H-1B Visa Reform Act of 2004' and those exempt from the nonimmigrant H-1B ACWIA petition fee; and [3] the number of aliens issued visas or otherwise provided H-1B nonimmigrant status pursuant to petitions filed by institutions or organizations described in section 212(p)(1) of 'the Immigration and Nationality Act' (INA). In addition to the above, this report also provides information on the number of employers required to submit the Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee."

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