2013 H-1B Visa Has Reached the Quota

2013 H-1B Visa Has Reach the Quota

USCIS announced that 2013 annual H-1B non-immigrant short-term work visas have been filled to capacity; and the receiving deadline was June 11. Therefore, the USCIS no longer accepts the new application, but still accepts the other H-1B case.

The annual cap on H-1B category is 65,000, and another 20,000 places to give the expatriates received a master’s or higher degree. According to the USCIS, until June 7, 2012, 20,000 master’s H-1B quota has been exhausted. If the H-1B petitioner is higher education, related or affiliated non-profit organization, non-profit research institutions, government research institutions, it is not subject to the quota restrictions. In addition, H-1B extension of the visa validity period, change of the current job, change of employer, are not subject to the limitations of the closing date.

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