UPDATE: H-2B VISA CAP COUNTS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has updated the count of H2B Visa petitions received by the USCIS for the second half of FY2011 and first half of FY2012.

As of August 12, 2011, USCIS receipted 30,810 petitions toward the 33,000 H-2B cap amount for the second half of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. This count includes 29,736 approved petitions and 1,074 pending petitions. The second half of FY2011 runs from (April 1, 2011 – September 30, 2011).

As of August 12, 2011, USCIS receipted 3,260 petitions toward the 33,000 H-2B cap amount for the first half of Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. This count includes 2,516 approved petitions and 744 pending petitions. The first half of FY2012 runs from (October 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012).

Stay tuned to MVP Law Group for H-2B CAP updates!