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U.S. Senators Propose to Double H-1B Visa Cap

What's Cooking? Currently, the H-1B cap is set at 85,000 per year.   Among them, there are 65,000 H-1B visas commonly known as the “regular cap,"  and 20,000 "advanced degree exemption" workers with master's or doctoral degrees from U.S. colleges or universities.  The new proposal, initiated by two Republican senators, would increase the regular cap to 85,000 and uncap the advanced-degree pool.  [...]
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Salaries for Foreign Workers in the Top 30 Companies with Most H-1B Approved

How much can you make at these companies with most foreign workers? The data table below reveals the top 30 companies with the highest number of total H-1B approved in the fiscal year of 2016.  This table is based on the original report from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).    Note from [...]
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Why H-1B Extension Is Safe for Now?

What a rollercoaster ride it has been for those who are applying for H-1B extensions and for those waiting for green cards.  Finally, we have some good news for those seeking H-1B extensions: "You Are Safe for Now!" Why Trump Dropped Anti-H-1B Extension Proposal? Several powerhouses and industrial leaders have spoken up against Trump’s anti-immigrant policies [...]
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Internships

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds Accepting Internship Applications for Summer 2018

If you want to work for the United States Senate we suggest you visit its online Employment Bulletin. Here is one example from Senator Rounds' office. Deadline for Summer Internship Application: February 15, 2018 Internship opportunities will be available in my Washington, D.C., Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices during the Spring, Summer and Fall [...]
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Not Good Enough: Here is a denied H-1B visa case

A recently published article in New York Times entitled "Is Anyone Good Enough for H-1B Visa" has raised some heated disputes among Americans and immigrants/international people. USCIS: "You Are Not Good Enough" for H-1B Frida Yu, a well-accomplished Chinese lady, has a law degree from Oxford University and an MBA from Stanford.  In her article, [...]
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Internships

California Resort Accused of Exploiting International Student Workers

A complaint filed with the U.S. State Department last week alleges Terranea Resort, located in Los Angeles, violated federal regulations by replacing its entry-level cooks with migrant workers on visas from Asian countries.  Ths unlawful business practice has been going on for at least four years. What Triggers the Complaint NBC News reported: "The complaint asserts that Terranea [...]
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The Changing Rules for the H-1B Visa Holders and Their Families

Under the Trump administration, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  will apply a higher level of scrutiny for those seeking extensions requests as well as new  H-1B Visa applicants.  Since taking power, under President Trump's leadership the USCIS has enacted several new regulations in order to tighten H-1B petitions.  Here are some of them: [...]
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