H1b Premium Processing


#1

In the post, https://www.happyschools.com/h1b-visa-premium-processing-status/
It is mentioned , for Phase 1 (FY 2020 cap-subject H-1B petitions requesting a change of status), no upgrade to premium after April 1st.
According to USICS, "If a petitioner does not file Form I-907 concurrently with an FY 2020 H-1B cap-subject petition requesting a change of status, the petitioner must wait until premium processing begins to submit Form I-907. " .If I am understanding it correctly, it can upgraded just has to wait till the premium processing start which no later than May 20th. Please confirm ?


#2

@sur30 - You are correct.

So, one can’t apply for Premium Processing until May 20 or so when Premium would start again. I look at immigration deadlines with an speculative eye :slight_smile:

What if USCIS receives more than expected Premium Petitions during filing and they decided to combine Premium Processing for COS with the second phase deadline?

Plan for the worst case.
Expect the best case scenario.