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4.5.2007

Cap for H-1Bs Hit in One Day: Some Options Remain

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Each year there are 65,000 new H-1B slots available for companies to hire foreign workers. The quota is available starting October 1, and cases can be filed six months in advance. This year, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) received more than 150,000 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2007, depleting the cap in one day. View full article (PDF).