Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap Count as of May 11, 2012

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A spike in demand for new H-1B cap cases is anticipated as current college students will be graduating within the next two weeks. Organizations that plan to petition for H-1B employment in Fiscal Year 2013 may want to seek legal counsel so that cases can be filed promptly.

Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap Count

Cap Type Cap Amount Cap Eligible Petitions Date of Last Count
H-1B Regular Cap 65,000 36,700 May 11, 2012
H-1B Master’s Degree Exemption 20,000 14,800 May 11, 2012

Duane Morris will continue to monitor the H-1B cap count and will provide further updates as the filing period proceeds.

Published In: Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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