USCIS issued a press release stating that they received approximately 172,500 H-1B petitions during the FY2015 filing period and completed the computer-generated random selection process on 4/10/14 to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and the 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption.
USCIS has announced that it has already received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY2015 for both the general category and the advanced degree exemption category, and will close the filing period after today. A random selection "lottery" will occur at a later date.
Employment-based Second preference cut-off date for India will be: 15NOV04
Employment-based Third preference cut-off date for India will be: 01SEP03