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Study: Employers Exempt from H-1B Cap Triple Visa Numbers

<div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden"><a href="/news/study-employers-exempt-h-1b-cap-triple-visa-numbers"><img class="image-style--medium img" typeof="foaf:Image" src="" alt=""></a></div><div class="field field--name-field-timestamp field--type-datestamp field--label-hidden"><time datetime="2018-03-29T17:30:50-04:00"><b>Thu,</b> <span class="uppercase"><b>Mar</b></span> 29<sup>th</sup> 2018 @ <b>5:30</b> pm EDT</time></div><p>The Migration Policy Institute found that the number of H-1B visas issued in fiscal year 2016 exceeded the legal cap of 85,000 by about three times due to approval of petitions from employers exempt from the cap. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued 345,262 H-1B visas that year, including 230,759 to universities and nonprofit or government research organizations that are exempt for the cap.</p>