The United States will begin accepting applications for H-1B visas for the next financial year from April 1, the federal immigration agency said declared the launch of a fresh data hub to improve the clearness of the work visa application on Tuesday. The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits United State companies to hire immigrant workers in job occupations that need technical or professional expertise. The technology firms depend on it to hire a large number of workers every year from nations like India and China.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proclaimed the new H-1B Employer Data Hub. It will be accessible on uscis.gov on April 1. They proceeded effort to improve the clarity of the H-1B programme by enabling the citizens to search for H-1B petitioners by financial year, NAICS (the North American Industry Classification System) industry code, company name, city, state, or zip code. Concurrently, the USCIS announced the premium processing will be allowed in a two-phase proposal during the following 2020 starts October 1. The initial stage will involve 2020 cap-subject H-1B petitions asking a difference of status and the second phase will involve all additional fiscal 2020 cap-subject petitions, USCIS said.
USCIS Director L Francis Cissna, “The USCIS continually strives to improve the administration of the H-1B program and make it work better for employers, our agency, and US workers.” Cissna added, “We are also committed to fulfilling the president Buy American and Hire American executive order, one of the principal goals of which is to protect the interests of US workers in the administration of our immigration system, in part by promoting the proper functioning of the H-1B visa programme”. “Our new H-1B data hub will make information more accessible to the public, and the new selection process will help make the system more meritorious and better protect the wages of US workers. Additionally, our two-phased approach to premium processing will make the process more effective and efficient for employers and the USCIS,” Cissna said.Share this to your,