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Foreign workers for US on H-1B and L-1 visas to fill US STEM jobs

14:11 08/06/2016
According to an analysis of the third annual US News/Raytheon STEM Index, published on May 17, 2016, the US will be reliant upon foreign workers on visas such as the L-1B intra-company transfer visa...

H-1B Annual Visa Quota to Open on 1 April 2015

18:48 25/02/2015
New H-1B visa applications will be accepted from April 1st, United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) have announced. With an annual quota of 85,000, employers wishing to bring in...

H-1B cap 'costs US 500,000 jobs a year'

16:21 28/03/2014
The cap on the number of H-1B visas is costing the US economy one new job every 43 seconds, according to a tech industry pressure group. According to Dr Matthew Slaughter of Compete America, 500,000...

Almost 7000 regular H-1Bs remain; US H-1B Masters exemption visa cap reached

18:16 06/01/2011
As of 24 December 2010, all 20,000 Master's exemption H-1B visas were used up. As of 31 December 2010 almost 7,000 regular H1B visas remain. Each year, 65,000 H-1B visas are available for United...

US H-1B Cap Count November Update

19:49 22/11/2009
USCIS announced on 13 November 2009 that approximately 55,600 H-1B cap subject petitions had been filed. Also, that as already announced all 20,000 H-1B visas available for aliens with advanced...

US H-1Bs can be accepted without Labor Condition Applications

19:14 11/11/2009
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that for a 120-day period they will accept H-1B petitions filed without Department of Labor certified Labor Condition Applications (...