FY 2012 H-1B Cap Count

In the table below you will find a log of all FY2012 H-1B cap counts. By keeping a log, and updating it with every new count released by USCIS, we can document the progress of H-1B visa usage.

USCIS began accepting H-1B petitions on April 1, 2011. If approved, beneficiaries of these petitions may start working in H-1B status on or after October 1, 2011 – the first day of FY 2012 cap season. The following table includes every cap count released by USCIS. The table will be updated on a regular basis to show the pattern of this year’s H1B filing.

FY 2012 H-1B Cap Count
Date of Last Count Regular Cap
(65,000)
Advanced Degree Exemption
(20,000)
4/7/2011 5,900 4,500
4/15/2011 7,100 5,100
4/22/2011 8,000 5,900
4/29/2011 9,200 6,600
5/06/2011 10,200 7,300
5/13/2011 11,200 7,900
5/20/2011 12,300 8,500
6/1/2011 13,600 9,300
6/13/2011 15,200 10,200
6/17/2011 16,300 10,800
6/24/2011 17,400 11,300
7/1/2011 18,400 11,900
7/15/2011 20,500 12,800
7/22/2011 21,600 13,300
7/29/2011 22,700 13,800
8/12/2011 25,300 14,700
8/26/2011 29,000 15,800
9/9/2011 32,200 16,700
9/23/2011 36,300 17,700
10/7/2011 41,000 19,100
10/14/2011 43,300 19,600
10/21/2011 46,200 20,000
10/28/2011 49,200 20,000
11/2/2011 50,800 20,000
11/14/2011 56,300 20,000
11/18/2011 61,800 20,000
11/22/2011 65,000 20,000

Below is a graph showing all H-1B cap counts for FY 2012:

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