FY 2012 H-1B cap count

Thursday, July 14, 2011
According to the most recent information available from USCIS, as of July 11, 2011, approximately 19,000 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 12,200 of the additional 20,000 H-1B numbers that are reserved for individuals holding a master's degree or higher from a U.S. institution of higher education.