The Scoop on the H-1B Cap Lottery 

02.25.2022
HR & Safety

The following episode from the Lawyer to Employer: A Shipman Podcast series was first posted on Shipman & Goodwin LLP’s website. It is reposted here with permission.


For employers facing staffing challenges due to the labor shortage, the H-1B visa category presents a viable option for those who wish to add skilled foreign professionals in specialty occupations to their ranks. With a limited number of H-1B visas available, now is the time to prepare.

In this episode, podcast host Gabe Jiran and immigration lawyer Bradley Harper discuss the H-1B nonimmigrant visa and the H-1B cap lottery process and outline the next steps for employers who wish to enter foreign workers in the upcoming lottery registration period, beginning in March.


About the authors: Gabe Jiran is chair of Shipman & Goodwin LLP‘s employer defense and labor relations practice group. Bradley Harper is a member of the firm’s employer defense and labor relations practice group.

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