As the FY 2025 cap season nears, uncertainty looms over the heads of thousands of specialty workers while many businesses contemplate the very real risk that they will lose talented workers who are not selected. H-1B contingency planning is critical to successfully managing your foreign national workforce. Often an initial review involves considering what options exist for individuals to remain in the U.S. or go elsewhere. This program both outlined our approach to the H-1B cap season and also walked through the various contingency options available to individuals who are in the cap process. Managing Partner, David Zaritzky Brown leveraged his knowledge of twenty-five prior H-1B cap seasons to share his best options for a backup to Cap selection.