Keeping our eye on the H-1B Count:
Keeping our eye on the H-1B Count: According to the USCIS as of November 5, 2010, approximately 46,800 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. Additionally, USCIS has receipted 17,200 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees. There are 65,000 "regular" cap-subject visas and 20,000 "advanced degree" H-1Bs".
Several healthcare occupations regularly utilize the H-1B visa including, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and some Registered Nurses.