2013 Cap Season
The H-1B Program
U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields, such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers.
FY 2013 H-1B Cap Count
|Cap Type||Cap Amount||Cap Eligible Petitions||Date of Last Count|
|H-1B Regular Cap||65,000||29,200||04/27/2012|
|H-1B Master’s Degree Exemption||20,000||12,300||04/27/2012|