Cap Reached on H-1B Visas Before Beginning of FY 2006

Hanagan, Sean; Manning, William J.
July 2005
Venulex Legal Summaries;2005 Q3, p1
The article offers information on H-1B visas in August 2005. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received enough petitions for H-1B visas to meet its cap of 58,200 for Fiscal Year 2006. The announcement of reaching the cap for the visas came as a surprise as the service had indicated that it still had 7,000 numbers available. Topics discussed include H-1B1 visas, visas available to graduates of U.S. universities and current holders of the visa.


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