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Offshore outsourcers benefit the most from H1B visas: Computerworld
Posted on: 21 Feb 2013  |   Tags: ,

As per a recent report the Top 10 companies benefitting from H-1B visas are offshore outsourcers. Opulentus USA"The data shows: Top H-1B users are offshore outsourcers," "based on the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data analysed, the major beneficiaries of the proposed increase in the cap would be pure offshore outsourcing firms". "The analysis comes at a time when a bill before Congress, the "Immigration Innovation Act," would expand the H-1B visa programme from 85,000 visas to more than 4,00,000 annually," "This confirms that H-1B visas facilitate the transfer of high-skill, high-paying American jobs to other countries.  Congress should pass laws that create US jobs, not destroy them," "This is just affirmation that H-1B has become the outsourcing visa," Among the top companies to have received the H-1B visas in 2012 visas are:

  1. Cognizant (9,281 H-1B visas)
  2. Tata (7469)
  3. Infosys (5600)
  4. Wipro (4304)
  5. Accenture (4037)
  6. HCL America ( 2070)
  7. Mahindra Group (1963)
  8. IBM (1846)
  9. Larsen and Tourbo (1832)
  10. Deloitte (1668)
  11. Microsoft (1497)
  12. Patni Americas (1260)
  13. Syntel (1161)
  Top 10 H-1B users received 40,170 H-1B visas in the year 2012 and applied for approx. 1,167 employment-based (EB) green cards.  These visas permit immigrants to start their own companies and create US wealth and employment. Know more about USA H1B Visas. Call now on 1800 103 1555 or mail at [email protected]

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