H1-B Visa Applications Open April 2, 2012, Says US Immigration Agency
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H1-B Visa petitions for the year 2013 on Monday April 2, 2012.
USCIS has set aside 65,000 visas for fiscal year 2013 for U.S. businesses to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that "require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields, such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers".
To learn more about elligibility and the application process, visit the USCIS website.