As of April 27, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received a total of approximately 41,500 H-1B cap filings for employment in FY 2013: 29,200 petitions have been receipted against the “regular cap” of 65,000 and 12,300 H-1B petitions have been receipted against the “Master’s cap” of 20,000 for foreign nationals with advanced degrees from U.S. universities and colleges.


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Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest business immigration practices in the United States and provides a wide range of legal services for employers seeking temporary business visas and permanent residence on behalf of foreign national employees.

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