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U.S. H-1B Work Visa Cap Reached in Five Days

The Economic Times (7/7/2014)

The U.S. announced on April 7 that it has received the sufficient number of applications for its much coveted H-1B work visas to meet the Congressional mandated cap of 65,000. On April 1, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had started accepting the applications for the allocation of visas - highly popular among IT professionals - for the fiscal year 2015 beginning October 1, 2014. This is the second consecutive year that the cap has been reached in the first five days.