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Immigration Statistics: H-1B Cap Update

Immigration Statistics: H-1B Cap Update

From Murali Bashyam

September 9, 2011

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) updated its Fiscal Year 2012 H-1B cap count as of September 9, 2011. Here are the most recent cap numbers: 1) Regular H-1B Cap: 32,200 and 2) U.S. Masters H-1B Cap: 16,700.  The regular H-1B cap is set at 65,000 and the Advanced Degree cap is set at 20,000.

We will monitor these numbers in the coming months and provide routine updates for our readers. 

Stay tuned to for updates.

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