Multi-Stakeholder Letter Calling on DHS to Extend the Comment Period for the H-1B Lottery Prioritization NPRM


Compete America joined 127 other multi-sector organizations in sending a letter to DHS expressing concerns with the unusually short 30-day comment period for the H-1B lottery prioritization NPRM issued on November 2, 2020. This unnaturally compressed timeframe is made all the more damaging to the process of full notice and comment rulemaking given that the agency determined it had no authority to issue the proposed rule less than two years ago. The letter calls on DHS to extend the comment period for the H-1B lottery prioritization NPRM to the standard 60-day period as reflected in current law under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Read the Full Letter Here