HIB visas to US to be issued From April 2nd, 2012
Aspiring skilled workers interested in migrating to US would be glad to know that from Monday April 2nd 2012, the US immigration authorities will begin to accept applications for H-1B skilled work visas for the coming 2013 fiscal year. The issued visas will be valid for employment beginning from October 1st, 2012.
It is understood that out of the allocated 85,000 about 20,000 are meant for those foreigners who have secured an advanced US university degree. The remaining visas numbering 65,000 are for those who want to come to the US to work in professional or special occupations.
The H-IB visa permits firms to appoint foreigners who possess special skills in fields such as medicine, mathematics, engineering, science and architecture. It does not come under immigration visa classification.
Firms which are planning to recruit specialized skilled workers have been requested to file their visa applications as early as possible.
Professional skilled workers are very keen to fly off to US for greener pastures in work arena as US are considered to be the land of opportunities. Migrants from various corners of the world, including India, who hold professional degrees, are very keen on earning more to improve their standard of living by seeking work in the US.
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