News flash – USCIS announces cap of H-1Bs, adheres to policy

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization service announced today (April 8 in the Mariana Islands and April 7 in the U.S. mainland) that it “has reached the congressionally mandated 65,000 visa H-1B cap for fiscal year 2018. USCIS has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap.”

            A specific policy applies to the Mariana Islands. As USCIS states on its web site, “H-1B . . .

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