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USCIS, June 7, 2019
"USCIS has received enough petitions to reach the additional maximum 30,000 visas made available for returning workers under the H-2B numerical limit (also called a cap) for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
As previously announced, USCIS began accepting H-2B petitions on May 8 under the temporary final rule increasing the cap by up to 30,000 additional H-2B nonimmigrant visas for returning workers through the end of FY 2019.
USCIS will reject and return any cap-subject petitions received after June 5, together with any accompanying filing fees.
USCIS will continue to accept H-2B petitions that are exempt from the congressionally mandated cap. This includes petitions for: