As of September 3, 2010, USCIS has received and accepted for processing approximately 36,600 H-1B cap-subject petitions. Additionally, USCIS has received 13,400 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees. USCIS is still accepting H-1B petitions under both the general cap and the advanced degree cap.

A separate mailing address has been established for certain types of educational or nonprofit organizations which file H-1B petitions on behalf of beneficiaries that are not counted against the H-1B numerical limitations.