H1B Visa Quota 2017 opens April 1, 2016

What is an H-1B Visa? H-1B visas are for foreign graduates (bachelor’s degree or higher) with a U.S. professional job offer, i.e., one which requires a degree.  The applicant and the position must therefore be professional and the degree must be relevant to the...

H1B Visa Quota 2015 – 2016: The Aftermath

The demand for H1B visas in the first week of April 2015 was over 233,000, up from 172,000 in 2014 and 124,000 in 2013.  The annual worldwide quota of 85,000 H1B visas is made up as follows: 58,200 for Bachelor’s degree holders 6,800 for H-1B1 visas for nationals of...

The Diversity Visa (DV) or Green Card Lottery 2017

The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery opened on October 1st, 2015, at noon, EDT (4 hours behind GMT), and will close on November 3rd, 2015 at noon, EDT (5 hours behind GMT).  The Diversity Visa program makes 50,000 permanent resident visas (more commonly known as Green...

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