Immigration Law News

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H-1B Petitions

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) H-1B Cap Count as of April 27, 2010

As of April 27, 2010, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has received 16,500 H-1B applications subject to the regular 2011 fiscal year cap and 6,900 H-1B applications subject to the cap’s Master’s exemption. The current annual cap on the H-1B category is 65,000 each fiscal year (up to 6,800 […]

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept H-1B petitions for Fiscal Year 2011 Beginning April 1, 2010

As in years past, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2011 cap on April 1, 2010. This is six months before October 1, 2010, the first day of the 2011 government fiscal year. Cases will be considered accepted on the date that USCIS takes […]

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