USCIS Announces that the H-1B Cap for FY2010 Has Been Reached.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday (December 22, 2009) that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2010. USCIS is hereby notifying the public that Dec. 21, 2009 is the “final receipt date” for new H-1B specialty occupation petitions requesting an employment start date in FY 2010.

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