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H-1B visas: Application cap for FY18 hit in less than a week

The mandated number of applications was in fact breached within 4 days of the window opening

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H-1b Visa

BS Web Team | Agencies  |  New Delhi 

The maximum number of applications allowed under the popular H-1B visa programme for the financial year 2017-18 has been received by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

USCIS, the federal US agency responsible for the processing of H-1B applications for foreign IT professionals, has said that it has reached the congressionally mandated 65,000 visa cap for the 2018 financial year. "US Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the congressionally mandated 65,000 visa H-1B cap for fiscal year 2018," an official announcement said. ...

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First Published: Mon, April 10 2017. 09:44 IST
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