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July 27, 2006

FY2007 H-1B Advanced Degree Cap Usage Figures Surpass 19,000

On July 27, 2006, USCIS updated the current cap count with new data gathered as of July 25. The number of approved and receipted pending petitions has now reached 18,932. Approximately 645 H-1B Advanced Degree petitions have been received but have not yet been data-entered and receipted. As of July 25, the combined approximate total is 19,577. Data gathered on July 23 and posted to the USCIS website on July 24 showed that approximately 18,742 petitions had been approved, data-entered, or received but not yet processed as of July 23. Thus, USCIS received approximately 835 petitions in the course of two business days. The updated cap usage figures are available at: http://www.uscis.gov/graphics/services/tempbenefits/cap.htm

Posted by VisaLawyer at July 27, 2006 02:49 PM


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