USCIS reports the FY 2023 H-1B cap electronic registration process yielded 483,927 H-1B registrations, an increase of approximately 57% compared with FY 2022 which saw 308,613 H-1B cap registrations.  For FY 2023, USCIS selected 127,600 registrations in the initial selection process, or approximately 26% of the total registrations.  For FY 2022, USCIS conducted three rounds of H-1B registration selections resulting in a total of 131,970 selected registrations.  Additionally, USCIS indicates in FY 2023, H-1B registrations were submitted by more than 48,000 petitioners and roughly 31% of eligible registrations requested consideration under the advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap.  It is not yet known whether USCIS will conduct additional rounds of H-1B registration selection; if the number of H-1B petitions received by USCIS by June 30, 2022 falls short of the quota, it is likely USCIS will conduct another selection process.

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Ali Brodie is a Partner and the Co-Chair of the Immigration and EB-5 Immigrant Investor Practice Groups of Fox Rothschild LLP and has extensive experience in corporate immigration law and compliance.  Based in Fox Rothschild’s Los Angeles, California and Denver, Colorado offices, Ali’s practice spans the United States and reaches Consulates worldwide.  You can reach Ali at (303) 446-3854 or at