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May 2012

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: May 25, 2012

Filed May 30, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

Airport Corridor iStock_000006339024XSmallAs of May 25, 2012, USCIS had received about 48,400 cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and 17,500 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. As the FY2013 H-1B quota fills, H-1B filing appears to be increasing. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: May 18, 2012

Filed May 25, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Midtown NYC 146745226As of May 18, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 42,000 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 16,000 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. more »

Start-Up 2.0 Act Introduced in US Senate

Filed May 23, 2012 in Green Cards, under Legislation , tagged
Coney Island Subway Station, Brooklyn, NYC

Coney Island Subway Station, Brooklyn, NYCOn May 22, 2012, a bipartisan group of US Senators introduced the Start-Up 2.0 Act (S.3217), a bill that seeks to create a new STEM green card category for US educated foreign students with an advanced degree in a STEM field, as well as a new entrepreneur visa category.  The bill also seeks to eliminate per-country caps for employment-based visas, among other things. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count May 11, 2012

Filed May 14, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Red Hook, Brooklyn warehouse 91653522As of May 11, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 36,700 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 14,800 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count May 4, 2012

Filed May 8, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Midtown Manhattan NYC, dusk 147661075As of May 04, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 32,500 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 13,700 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. more »

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