Top 10 Employers for H-1B visas in 2015

H-1B Visa

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H). It allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.

U.S. businesses use the H-1B visa program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require the theoretical or practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge, including but not limited to scientists, engineers, or computer programmers.

In 2015, the United States issued total of 10,891,745  non-immigrant visas of which  172,000 H-1B visas worldwide [Source: US Department of State ]

H1 B Visas 2010-2015

Source: https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Statistics/Graphs/H%20VisasWorldwide.pdf

According to Office of Foreign Labour Certification 2015 Report, Deloitte Consulting LLP was the top employer for H-1B positions certified in FY 2015.

California was the top work state for 3 out of the top 10 H-1B employers. In FY 2015,  Texas, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois rounded out the top states for the top 10 H-1B employers. Most of the top 10 H-1B employers’ top occupations were in the computer related fields such as computer systems analysts and computer programmers. Occupations in Marketing, Accounting, and General Management covered the rest.

H-1b Employers

Source: https://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/pdf/OFLC_Annual_Report_FY2015.pdf

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