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Maneuvering The System That Is The H-1B Visa Program

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Much of the focus on the immigration overhaul bill has been on what to do about the millions of people working illegally in the U.S. But things might change for a smaller subset of immigrant workers. The bill proposes doubling the number of skilled worker visas available to companies that want to hire foreign workers.

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YZ

Thanks for this piece. Not a lot people realize that legal immigrant has a very hard time in America as well. If one person does not win the lottery, it is not simply wait another year and try again. In the meantime, this person has to have a legal status in American and sometimes it is very hard to do. After graduation, one will have an period called OPT and it lasts only a year. If your OPT happens to start before April 1 (which the the H1b lottery starts every year), it is simply not possible to try next year.

Jun. 14 2013 11:12 AM

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