Friday, September 21 2018

May 8, 2018

Drop in the number of new H-1B Visa beneficiaries from India

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said that India accounted for 74.2 per cent of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US to technology professionals in 2016 and the next year the figure increased to 75.6 per cent.In the report of USCIS said however there has been a drop in the number of new H-1B beneficiaries from India.China with a little over 9%, comes a distant second after India in terms of number of H-1B visas.The figures for China H-1B visas were 9.3% and 9.4% respectively for 2016 and 2017.The US H-1B visa is a non immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as in IT, finance, accounting, architecture, engineering, mathematics, science, medicine, etc.