New Data Shows H-1B Denial Rates Reaching Highest Levels

Forbes has reported new data from the USCIS H-1B Employer Hub reveals USCIS is denying H-1B petitions at high levels as compared to previous years.  As reported: “Denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly, rising from 6% in FY 2015 to 32% in the first quarter of FY 2019 for new H-1B petitions for initial employment,” according to a National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) analysis of USCIS data in the H-1B Employer Data Hub.