NewsFlash! H1B Cap Finally Reached for FY2022

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the H1B cap limit for fiscal year 2022 (FY22) has finally been reached. This applies to both the 65,000 regular H1B cap limit as well as the 20,000 advanced degree (masters) cap exemptions.

The USCIS had to conduct three rounds of selections from the registration submitted in March 2021 in order to hit the annual limit. The registration period for the fiscal year 2023 lottery begins tomorrow, March 1, 2022, at noon Eastern Time (ET).


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