USCIS Announces H-1B Count as of April 27th

On April 27, 2009, USCIS announced that it had received approximately 45,000 H-1B petitions toward the H-1B bachelor’s cap and 20,000 towards the advanced degree cap for fiscal year 2010.  USCIS continues to accept H-1B petitions for the bachelor’s and advanced degree cap.  For petitions subject to the cap, there are 65,000 H-1B visa numbers available under the bachelor’s cap and 20,000 numbers available under the advanced degree cap.

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