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U.S. Companies Say H-1B Hires Are “Critical” to Success

The struggle for anyone submitting an H-1B petition has increased in the past few fiscal years, with the amount of applications being received increasing steadily every year. U.S. companies have been hiring more foreign workers based on their need for more foreign national talent. The consensus for most U.S. companies is that they would hire […]

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U.S. gets 233,000 H-1B Petitions, a New Record

This year has been a the U.S. has received a significant increase to the amount of H-1B petitions submitted for this fiscal year, about 50% more then what was received last year. The government only issues 85,000 H-1B visas a year, and 20,000 are reserved for people who have earned advanced degrees. So if you […]

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U.S. Runs out of Investor Visas again as Chinese Flood Program

Every fiscal year the United States sets a cap as to how many EB-5 immigrant investor visas can be issued; this is the second year in a row that the Chinese have over powered the amount of applications received. Starting May the State Department will no longer be issuing any EB-5 visas to individuals residing […]

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