VSC Updates H-1B Cap Numbers

The Vermont Service Center (VSC) reported that, as of close of business on Monday, April 5, 2010, they had received a total of 9,525 cap-subject H-1B petitions. Of those petitions, 6,791 were “regular” cap, and 2,734 were advanced degree. All cases received before April 7, 2010, will have an April 7, 2010 receipt date. Those received on April 7, 2010 or later will bear the actual receipt date. For those submitted for Premium Processing, the clock will start on April 7, 2010.  Please note that the numbers quoted above do not include cases filed at the California Service Center.  Those numbers have not yet been made available.

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