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USCIS Implements H-1B Visa Reform Act of 2004; Announces New H-1B Procedures For FY 2005 & FY 2006!

"After careful consideration of the H-1B Visa Reform Act of 2004 and assuming the regulations publish according to schedule, USCIS has determined that it is a reasonable interpretation of the Act of 2004 to reopen the filing period for FY 2005 on Thursday, May 12, 2005 and make available 20,000 new H-1B numbers limited solely to those aliens who have received a master's or higher degree from a U.S. institution of higher education." Download U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Press Release issued on May 4, 2005, in PDF format.

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