On Jan 28 2011 by Klasko Immigration

H-1B Cap Reached

USCIS announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2011. USCIS is notifying the public that yesterday, Jan. 26, 2011, was the final receipt date for new H-1B specialty occupation petitions requesting an employment start date in fiscal year 2011.  Individuals interested in applying for the fiscal year 2012 cap may begin to submit their applications on April 1st for an October 1st start date.