H-1B Cap Count as of 04/24/2006

H-1B Cap Count as of 04/24/2006
Via USCIS

 

Cap

Beneficiaries Approved

Beneficiaries Pending

Beneficiary Target 1

Total

Date of Last Count

H-1B

58,200 2

3,907

8,806

61,000

12,713

4/24/2006

H-1B Advance Degree Exemption

20,000

898

1,460

21,000

2,358

4/24/2006

H-1B (FY 06)

58,200

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——

——

Cap Reached

8/10/2005

H-1B Advance Degree Exemption (FY 06)

20,000

——

——

——

Cap Reached

1/17/2006

1
Refers to the estimated numbers of beneficiary applications needed to
reach the cap, with an allowance for denials and revocations. Each
target is subject to revision later in the cap cycle as more petitions
are processed.
2 6,800 are
set aside for the H-1B1 program under terms of the U.S.-Chile and
U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement. Unused numbers in this pool can
first be made available for general use on October 1, 2006, the start
of FY 2007.

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