There is a proposal to change the US H-1B application process

Staff reporter, New Delhi
01/12/2018   0 Comments

The United States Administration proposed major changes in the H-1B application process on Friday, in which companies, including a new rule, were required to electronically register their petitions electronically, with the aim of making this popular American work visa the most efficient And to provide the highest paid foreign workers. The popular H-1B visa among Indian IT companies and professionals is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, which require theoretical or technical expertise. Technology companies rely on thousands to hire thousands of employees every year from countries like India and China.

Under the new Proposed Eligibility-Based Rule, a notice issued on Friday, companies that employ foreign workers on H-1B visas - under the mandatory annual caps of Congress - first to register with electronic citizenship and immigration services electronically (USCIS) during a specified registration period. In H-1B visas, Congress has essentially the numerical limit cap of 65,000 visas in each financial year. U.S. The first 20,000 petitions filed by the beneficiaries with Master degree or higher are free of cap. Under the new rule, USCIS will also reverse the order by which H-1B petitions are selected under the H-1B cap and advanced degree exemption. To be selected for this H-1B cap number, the US Higher Education The number of foreign workers with a master or higher degree from the institute is likely to increase.

As the proposed rule introduces another meritorious selection of beneficiaries, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a statement. DHS said that public comments on the proposed rule can be started from December 3, when the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register, and should be received on or before January 2. Once sufficient number of registrations or petitions have been selected for H-1B cap, then USCIS will select registration or petition in favor of the advanced degree exemption. President Donald Trump, who insists on 'Buy American and Hire American' strategy, gave guidance to DHS last year and new guidance for revising or modifying previous rules to protect the interests of American workers Had instructed to do.


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