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

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

Employers struggle to make H-1B visas work

by Sally Herships 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

by Sally Herships 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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Former Disney IT workers claim discrimination

by Wes Williams Nov 24, 2015
The complaints to the EEOC say the layoffs discriminated based on national origin.

Foreign worker applications outnumber available slots

by Eliza Mills 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

by Marketplace Staff 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

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer 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

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

Employers race to snap up foreign work visas

by Dan Gorenstein 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

by Scott Tong 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…

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