H-1B Cap Count [for FY2011 (Fiscal Year 2011)]
USCIS updated the cap count for H-1B petitions and advanced degree (cap-exempt) petitions for FY2011. By September 10, 2010, about 37,400 H-1B (cap-subject) petitions were receipted, and 13,700 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees were receipted
H-2B Cap Count [for FY2011]
By of September 10, 2010, 6,964 petitions (4,835 approved and 2,129 pending) were receipted (toward the 33,000 H-2B cap for the first half of the FY).
USCIS Asks for Input on Current Electronic System
USCIS is asking for input from stakeholders on the change to the electronic system via the internet (currently in use) from the previous paperback system.
Re-Registration for Salvadorans (TPS)
USCIS reiterated that late re-registration is still available for Salvadorans eligible for TPS.
Unacceptable Puerto Rican Birth Certificates and I-9
USCIS released an update for I-9 process with regards to Puerto Rican birth certificates.