As of 7 October 2011, USCIS had received about 41,000 H-1B petitions that are subject to the general cap and, additionally, 19,100 H-1B petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees. Currently, the general cap on the H-1B category is 65,000 (with certain visas set aside for nationals of Singapore and Chile), and the first 20,000 petitions filed for foreign nationals with a U.S. master's degree or higher are exempt from the general cap.
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FY2012 H-1B cap count
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- Aleksandar Dukic, Beth Peters, Andrea Delisi, Elisabeth M. Liadis and Jacqueline Vargas
- October 28 2011
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