Special Immigration Alert: H-1B Filings Near Quota

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As of November 14, 2011, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received 56,300 petitions that count against the 65,000 H-1B Regular Cap, and 20,000 petitions that count against the 20,000 H-1B Master’s Cap. This means that, as of October 21, 2011, all new petitions qualifying for the advanced degree exemption will be counted under the regular cap. USCIS will continue to accept new petitions until it has filled the H-1B Regular Cap....

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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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