According to the USCIS, as of October 25, 2009, approximately 20,000 advanced degree and approximately 52,800 cap-subject H-1B petitions have been received by the USCIS for the 2010 fiscal year. The agency will continue to accept both advanced degree and cap-subject cases, however all petitions received from now on will be counted towards the FY 2010 cap of 65,000.
Source: AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 09042065 (posted Nov. 3, 2009)
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