H-1B Advanced Degree Exemption Cap nearly Hit

USCIS has updated the current cap count on July 14, 2006, based upon a count conducted on July 11, 2006. As of July 11, USCIS counted 15,208 U.S. Advanced Degree exemption petitions as either pending or approved. The limit on the number of Advanced Degree H-1B visa exemptions is 20,000.