What is an H-1B Visa?
The H-1B visa was introduced in 1990 as a means of providinga visa application process for highly skilled and specializedworkers.
Allows U.S. companies to temporarily hire foreign workers whohave at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent to fillspecialized jobs.
The number of H-1B visas issued in a given year is subject toa government regulated cap – currently 65,000 with anadditional 20,000 for International Students at U.S.Universities.
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