Breaking News
Home / USA IMMIGRATION / H1B WORK VISA / Myth and Truth of H1B Visa
h1b visa 2016

Myth and Truth of H1B Visa

Myth and Truth of H1B Visa

Every Enterprise wants to have the next generation innovator be born in their company and want to tap the top skill set across the world.

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft,  Mark Zuckerberg CEO of facebook and a number of other leaders of technology companies always advocate increasing or entirely lifting the limit of the H1B  visas issued for hiring foreign skilled workers.

 

Yet, Many US high-tech worker feels that their own position is threatened.
Myth 1 – We already have enough foreign engineers in the US.
Truth – The current limit of H1B visas is 65,000 per year plus some 20000 advanced degree visas. This category includes hiring not only programmers and software engineers, but a wide range of other skilled positions ex Doctors, bioscience engineers, aerospace engineers, and many other high skilled jobs .
Considering that there are at least several million domestically occupied programmers and engineers, the foreigners are a little fraction of the total workforce of the particular occupation.
Myth 2 – H1b Folks  are willing to work day and night, for pennies.
Truth : The conditions of the employment of a foreign ’skilled’ worker require a US employer to offer the same employment conditions as offered to the domestic employees, and at least the average pay for the work done. H1b Employees are neither overworked, nor severely underpaid. Well Some Desi companies may exploit but they need to be reported as they are unlawful practice.
Myth 3 – There is a huge number of  foreign skilled engineers wanting to come to the country.

 Truth– Finding of a talented skilled foreign worker is not an easy task. Persuading them(highly skilled professionals)  to come  work and live in a different country and culture is even more difficult. Faced with the uncertainty of visa issues, stamping issues, Immigration backlogs in the US and restriction for spouse H4 visa not able to work, a foreign professional may choose to stay and work in their own country.

 

Also read:

Top H1B Occupations, States and Employers 2014

Check Also

img_5605aa2dde942

Breaking news! ! October 2015 Visa Bulletin Rolled back and Revised.

Breaking news! ! October 2015 Visa Bulletin Rolled back  and Revised. USCIS has rolled back …

EB3 India Folks Wake Up – Port To EB2/EB1 Soon If You Are Eligible

EB3 India Folks Wake Up – Port To EB2/EB1 Soon If You Are Eligible Nothing …

2016 H1B Free Resume Evaluation and Sponsorship Guidance

  2016 H1B  Free Resume Evaluation and Sponsorship Guidance Please Submit your resume below and …

November 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions

November 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions More Hopes has been created with the new Visa bulletin …

Modernized october 2015 visa bulletin is out

Modernized october 2015 visa bulletin is out Modernized October 2015 visa bulletin is out and …

Leave a Reply