US senators question listed 9 Indian IT firms seeking detailed information on how they use the H1B visa programme (Top 25 recipients of approved H-1B visa petitions in 2007)
- Infosys Technologies
- Satyam Computer Services
- Cognizant Tech Solutions
- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
- Patni Computer Systems
- Larsen & Toubro Infotech
- i-Flex Solutions
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally mandated cap(65,000) for fiscal year 2009 , also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the “advanced degree” exemption.
Computer-generated Random selection process
United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) have adopted a new rule designed to address complaints that some companies are filing duplicate H1B applications.
According to the new H1B rule, USCIS will deny or revoke multiple petitions filed by an employer for the same foreign employee and will not refund filing fees submitted with multiple or duplicated petitions.