The H1B visa is a non-immigrant US work visa which enables foreigners to work in the US in specific job positions such as
- IT Specialists.
This visa is also called Person in Specialty Occupation Visa because of the university degree that the applicants are required to possess.
The USCIS opens applications every year in spring. The program has a visa cap of 65 thousand applications, meaning when this number is reached no more applications are received. The applications of the first 20 thousand applicants with a master’s degree are exempt from this visa cap.
On the VisaGuide.World H-1B Visa Portal you can find the latest news and updates on H-1B Visa.
Already in the United States with an H-1B visa? If you haven’t purchased a proper health insurance plan, you can visit this guide to obtaining health insurance for H-1B visa holders.