Nancy Shalhub is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office, working on U.S. nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Nancy practiced employment-based immigration law at a large corporate immigration firm where she managed a wide variety of case types for the firm’s largest client, including the client’s mergers and acquisitions. Nancy’s prior experience includes providing in-house strategic legal advice to technology and telecommunications companies and advising a variety of corporations on immigration policies, strategies, and best practices for developing and executing robust global mobility programs. Nancy also previously worked for a corporate immigration firm where she consulted Fortune 500 technology companies on varying aspects of U.S. immigration.
Insights by Nancy Shalhub
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published fiscal year (FY) 2023 H-1B cap registration statistics, confirming that more than 48,000 prospective petitioners submitted 483,927 registrations—an approximate 57 percent increase over the number of registrations submitted in the FY 2022 filing season. USCIS selected 127,600 FY 2023 registrations in the initial lottery, representing roughly 26 percent of the total registrations.