62,800 H-1Bs Filed as of 1/21/2011Posted by Murali Bashyam on Jan 24, 2011 in H1B Visas, News | 0 comments
The United States CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Service (USCIS) updated its H-1B cap count on January 21, 2011. Here are the most recent cap numbers:
Regular H-1B Cap: 62,800
U.S. Masters H-1B Cap: 20,000 (Finished)
The regular H-1B cap is set at 65,000 and the Advanced Degree cap is set at 20,000.
The regular H-1B cap is very close to being exhausted. At the rate of filings per week, we predict that this cap will be finished within weeks.
Employers who want to file H-1B petitions for eligible, professional workers should do so as soon as possible.
We will provide updates at www.bashyamspiro.com as they become available.