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H-1B Cap: Too Few H-1Bs Issued Last 5 Years

Filed September 28, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count, USCIS and DHS , tagged , ,

A recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by attorney David Rudman of Chicago shows that USCIS has been seriously underutilizing annual H-1B numbers by about 15%. That is, USCIS has not been issuing enough H-1B numbers to meet the annual H-1B quota over the last 5 years. During this time, USCIS appears to have issued 45,000 fewer H-1B visas than it should have. It is likely that it has done the same this year as well. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Reached June 11, 2012

Filed June 12, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

The FY2013 H-1B cap was reached on June 11, 2011, and this will be considered the final receipt date for cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions requesting an employment start date between October 1, 2012, and September 30, 2013. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: June 1, 2012

Filed June 4, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

East Village Skyline NYC 147055098As of June 1, 2012, USCIS had received 55,600 cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and 18,700 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. The FY2013 H-1B cap will likely be filled within the next week.  more »

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 »

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 »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count Apr 27, 2012

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

Foggy Central Park, Manhattan NYC, fall 152495724As of April 27, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 29,200 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 12,300 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. USCIS began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Update April 20, 2012

Filed April 24, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

BQE, Brooklyn to Manhattan, NYC iStock_000008583340XSmallAs of April 20, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 25,000 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 10,900 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. The agency began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject H-1B petitions. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: April 13, 2012

Filed April 17, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Columbus Circle, NYC iStock_000003205581XSmallAs of April 13, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 20,600 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 9,700 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. The agency began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions. more »

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