UPDATE: H-1B Work Visa Availability

By |2011-10-23T13:23:00-05:00October 23rd, 2011|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration Law, Immigrant Health Care Workers in the U.S., Immigration and PERM / Labor Certification|Tags: , , |

Published:  October 23, 2011 For most government agencies, including Department of Homeland Security’s Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS), fiscal year 2012 starts on October 1, 2011.  Starting on that date, U.S. employers are able to benefit from a new crop of foreign workers who are issued H-1B work visas.  As early as April 1, 2011, interested employers and foreign workers have had an opportunity to start the process of accessing the annual supply of 85,000 visas – with 65,000 visas in the general supply and 20,000 reserved for U.S. graduate school degree holders – with workers then becoming eligible to commence […]