Questions and Answers: USCIS Announces Interim Rule on H-1B Visas

May 9, 2008

Rule Modifies Petition Selection Process and Prohibits Multiple Filings

What is the H-1B visa program?
The H-1B visa program is used by U.S. businesses to employ foreign workers in occupations that require theoretical and practical application of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher (or its equivalent), such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers.  

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