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Is there an annual limit on the number of H-1B aliens?

Yes. The current law limits the number to 65,000 aliens who may be issued a visa or otherwise provided H-1B status in FY2004 and to the present. (The numerical limitation was temporarily raised to 195,000 in FY2001, FY2002 and FY2003). Within the 65,000 visas now available annually, 6,800 must be set aside for H-1B non-immigrants under the Chile and Singapore Free Trade Agreements.

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