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FY2010 H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

As of December 21, 2009, USCIS has received sufficient petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY2010.  USCIS has also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption.  USCIS will reject...

H-1B Enforcement to be Strenghtened

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") is planning to step up its effort to conduct on-site inspections of H-1B visa employers to see whether employers that have sponsored workers for an H-1B visa are complying with the terms or are in violation of...

FY 2010 H-1B Cap Count Update

As of December 15, 2009, approximately 64,200 H-1B cap-subject petitions had been filed. USCIS has approved sufficient H-1B petitions for noncitizens with advanced degrees to meet the exemption of 20,000 from the fiscal year 2010 cap.  Any H-1B petitions filed on...

H-1B Cap Count for FY 2010

According to the USCIS' latest count, as of October 30, 2009, approximately 53,800 H-1B cap-subject petitions had been filed. USCIS has approved sufficient H1-B petitions for noncitizens with advanced degrees to meet the exemption of 20,000 from the fiscal year 2010...