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3.15.2005

H-1B Cap Opens With 20,000 More Numbers, Not Limited to Master’s Degrees

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More H-1Bs are about to become available for employers who wish to hire foreign workers in occupations for which degrees are required. With what appears to be uncharacteristic generosity, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS,” formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service (“INS”)) has made 20,000 more H-1B numbers widely available, in addition to the pre-existing annual cap of 65,000 H-1Bs. View full article (PDF).