USCIS UPDATES H-1B CAP COUNT FOR DECEMBER 17, 2010 - AT 53,900 - Atlanta Immigration lawyer | Best immigration attorneys Atlanta GA

USCIS just issued another H-1B cap update. As of December 17, 2010, it has received 53,900 H-1B petitions subject to the regular cap plus 19,700 H-1B petitions subject to the advanced degree H-1B cap. The advanced degree cap is very close to being exhausted within about a week (if it hasn’t already). Once it is exhausted, the regular H-1B petitions usage rate will increase.