By law, the H-1B visa is limited to 85,000 per year.
But the data shows that there is a little extra each year because of initial and continuing approvals.
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These numbers can best be shown by the orange and grey lines on this chart.
That chart and others can be found via the link above this line.
I have downloaded their data and added it to this report.
For 2019, we had 664,616 H-1B applications aka LCA’s.
We had 117,436 Initial Approvals
We had 190,284 Continuing Approvals
This is a combined total of 307,720 H-1B Approvals.
and here is the governments own report showing the 664,616 number