Unofficial Confirmation from USCIS Indicates both Regular and Advanced U.S. Degree Caps Met


April 4, 2008 ? This morning at the AILA 2008 Spring CLE Conference in Washington, D.C., Michael Aytes, Director of Domestic Operations for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), announced that the annual H-1B numbers for both the regular and advanced U.S. degree caps have already been used up. Unconfirmed reports indicate that there could be as many as 300,000 ? 500,000 cases for this year?s lottery.

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