FY 2012 H-1B cap count

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
According to the most recent information available from USCIS, as of August 12, 2011, approximately 25,300 H-1B cap-subject petitions have been receipted. USCIS continues to accept cap-subject H-1B petitions until it reaches its annual limit of 65,000 cap-subject H-1Bs. Additionally, USCIS has receipted approximately 14,700 petitions toward the additional 20,000 H-1B allotment reserved for individuals holding a master's degree or higher from a U.S. institution of higher education. USCIS continues to accept "master's cap" H-1B petitions until the annual limit has been reached.