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I'm a foreign national with US MBA. How soon is the H-1B Master's Exemption expected to be filled this year?

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I'm a foreign national with US MBA. My OPT ends on May 31, 2013. How soon is the H-1B Master's Exemption expected to be filled this year?

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  1. Difficult to say.

    Madhu Kalra Kalra Law Firm 23720 Arlington Avenue, Ste 5 Torrance, Ca 90501 (310) 325-9012


  2. Your guess is as good as anyone else's.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104


  3. Now one will k ow for sure for at least a week or two, when we'll start getting some more accurate statistics.

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  4. Attorney Maina said it all.

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  5. No one can make an accurate prediction. USCIS announced if it meets more than 65,000 until April 5, they will do a lottery. Until the USCIS makes the announcement that the numbers are exhausted, employers can file their peititons.

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