U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the official minutes from its teleconference on “H-1B Filing Tips and Requests for Evidence (RFEs),” held March 7, 2019.
Among other things, USCIS discussed five common reasons for RFEs on H-1B petitions:
- Evidence demonstrating that the offered position qualifies as a specialty occupation;
- Whether the labor condition application properly corresponds to the proffered position in the petition;
- Evidence of the employer-employee relationship and qualifying work;
- Evidence of the beneficiary’s qualifications; and