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Foreign workers with advanced degrees from American schools may have an easier time getting work visas

Feb 1, 2019
The Trump administration is retooling the lottery for H-1B visas.

Employers struggle to make H-1B visas work

Mar 23, 2017
The system is expensive and complicated.
Triple the number of applicants applied for the H1-B visa program last year. Chances of getting your application picked were only about one in three.
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What it's like to live and work in H-1B visa limbo

Mar 22, 2017
The program allows employers to hire skilled foreign workers through a lottery system. The next step can take years.
A woman holds an American flag during a naturalization oath ceremony  in Boston.
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Foreign worker applications outnumber available slots

Jun 12, 2015
H-1B visas will be distributed by lottery and will help fill in-demand tech jobs.

Outsourcing giant Infosys faces record immigration fine

Oct 29, 2013
Infosys allegedly used the wrong type of visa to bring thousands workers into the country.

H-1B visa dream a nightmare for some foreign teachers

Jul 1, 2013
Some immigrants looking to teach in the U.S. are forced to pay multiple fees for the chance.

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H-1B visas: Not always a magic bullet for employers

Jun 17, 2013
Tech companies bemoan H-1B no-shows and interview imposters.

Employers race to snap up foreign work visas

Apr 2, 2013
Want a sign that business is hiring? For the first time since 2008, federal officials expect the 85,000 visas for foreign skilled workers will be snapped up in just a few days.

Study: Visa law prevents companies from hiring best workers

Jul 18, 2012
There's a new report out today that provides one explanation for why companies aren't hiring the people they want to hire: A visa program to bring in the best and brightest from around the world is capped, and doesn't account for the economic geography of America.