Comment: H1B Cap Report Card
The FY 2014 H1B season is over, and the cap was hit in the first week, triggering a lottery. A combined total of about 125,000 petitions were received by USCIS for the twin caps – the regular 65K H1B cap (less Singapore and Chile), and the 20K Master’s cap. USCIS thus received about a third more petitions than H1B visas available. Here is the post-mortem, as to forecast and as to policy.