USCIS announced on Friday that it has reached the H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2018-19.
“USCIS has reached 65K H-1B visa cap for fiscal year 2019,” read a press release from USCIS. The release also added that it received the sufficient number of advanced degree exemption applications to fill the 20,000 visas left aside for this category, popularly known as the Master’s Cap.
USCIS will reject rest of the applications and will provide a refund for the filing fee of all applications that are left over.
USCIS will not refund the filing fees of employers who indulged in filing multiple or duplicate H-1B petitions.