As of November 19, 2010, USCIS had received 48,977 cap subject H-1B petitions, and 17,836 H-1B petitions in the advanced U.S. degree category. The quota is 65,000 for "regular" H-1B petitions, and 20,000 for those with advanced degrees from U.S. schools. Over the last two months, USCIS has received approximately 1500 new petitions per week.