On Apr 29 2010 by Klasko Immigration

USCIS Updates H-1B Cap Filing Numbers

USCIS has issued updated figures for the FY 2011 H-1B Cap.  The Service reports that as of April 22, 2010 a total of 22,764 H-1B cap-subject petitions have been filed. 16,025 of these filings count towards the 65,000 general cap and 6,739 of the filings are for the Master’s cap which allots an extra 20,000 H-1B numbers for individuals with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions of higher education.