For the first time since 2008, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2014 within the first week of the filing period.
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US Ambassador to China Gary Locke just announced in Beijing that starting March 16, 2013, the US Embassy in China will activate its online appointment reservation service to the Chinese citizens for the very first time. At the present time, US visa applicants in China can only make such appointment reservation through telephone, and this new change is expected to make the appointment reservation streamlined in an automated way and help to improve the efficiency of the scheduling and visa processing.
Read more: US Visa Procedure Changes in China