Immigration Alert: H-1B Cap Update

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On May 18, 2009, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that 45,500 H-1B petitions have been received since April 1, 2009. After factoring in the H-1B numbers which are reserved solely for nationals of Chile and Singapore pursuant to trade agreements between these countries and the U.S., there are now approximately 12,700 H-1Bs available for FY2010, which begins on October 1, 2009.

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Published In: Immigration 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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