H-1B Visa Cap Reached in 1st Week of Filing
USCIS announced on Friday, April 5th, 2013, that the FY2014 H-1B Visa Cap has been reached for both Master’s cap and the Regular H-1B cap. USCIS has stated that a computer generated lottery will be conducted to determine which petitions will be chosen for processing.
Petitioners will be notified by mail and if chosen will receive a receipt notice. If they are not chosen for processing, USCIS will return the filing and payments.