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8.12.2005

H-1B Cap Hit Before Year Ends

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Without warning, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced on August 12, 2005, that the H-1B quota for the coming year had been reached two days earlier, on August 10, 2005. Once again, this shows that demand for an educated workforce has outstripped the contracted supply in the United States. Unless Congress acts, employers will be left to consider alternatives or to turn away valuable foreign candidates for openings through September 30, 2006. View full article (PDF).