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June 06, 2006

H1-B visa cap reached

There is an article by George Joseph in New York, June 03, 2006 in Rediff.com

"The H1-B visa numbers did not last even two months before the cap was reached on May 26. US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on June 1 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the Congressionally mandated cap for Financial Year 2007, which begins in October.

This means that people who want to file regular H1-B visas will have to wait until next April, unless Congress increases the numbers in the Immigration Bill, which is currently under its consideration".

At; http://inhome.rediff.com/money/2006/jun/03visa.htm

Posted by VisaLawyer at June 6, 2006 08:17 AM

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