What is the process after the application is selected for H1B visa processing and the EAC number is issued? Is obtaining a H1B visa a certainity at this point or are there more hurdles to cross?
Once you got selected in the lottery, the luck part is over. Then the USCIS will scrutinize your petition. If they need more information, they will send out Request For Evidence notice (to the your employer/attorney). Once they make a decision on your case, they will send out a notice for the same.
Aprroval of the petition is not certain, it depends on each case.
To add, after the petition approval, you need to go to the US consulate and get H1B Visa stamping done. Once that is done, you are pretty much all set…