USCIS News : H1B Visa 2013 Cap reached – Regular and Masters Quota
The most awaited news update by USCIS was done few minutes ago, it may be good news for some and bad news for some, who could not make it to the cap. If you have not made it this year, do not worry..Check out H1B Visa 2014 FAQs
Below is the exact update as we see on USICS H1B webpage
On June 11, 2012, USCIS received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2013. On June 7, 2012, USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption. USCIS will reject petitions subject to the cap for H-1B specialty occupation workers seeking an employment start date in FY 2013 that are received after June 11, 2012.
USCIS continues to accept petitions exempted from the cap and DOD cooperative research worker H-1B petitions and Chile/Singapore H-1B1 petitions requesting an employment start date in FY 2013.
H1B Cap Reached as we Predicted
We are very proud to say that, as always, our H1B Predictions for fiscal year 2013 are correct. We predicted H1B regular quota to be exhausted by June 11th, guess what USCIS update says regular quota cap was over on June 11th…Also, we predicted H1B Masters quota to be exhausted by June 8th, guess what USCIS update says June 7th, we missed by a day…
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