USCIS Receives 23,500 H-1B Cap Petitions

USCIS Receives 23,500 H-1B Cap Petitions

The USCIS has recently updated the count of H-1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H-1B cap for the fiscal year 2011 employment.

As of June 25, 2010, USCIS has received approximately 23,500 H-1B cap-subject petitions and approximately 10,000 petitions qualifying for the advanced degree cap exemption.

FY 2011 H-1B Cap Count

Cap Type Cap Amount Cap Eligible Petitions Petition Target Date of Last Count
H-1B Regular Cap 65,000 23,500 ……. 06/25/10
H-1B Master’s Exemption 20,000 10,000 ……. 06/25/10

USCIS has informed that it will continue to accept both cap-subject petitions and advanced degree petitions until a sufficient number of H-1B petitions have been received to reach the statutory limits.

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