THE H1B NUM­BERS

India Today - - SPECIAL REPORT -

Around 70 per cent of the H1B visas re­cently al­lot­ted went to Indians

119,952 NUM­BER OF H1B VISAS the US is­sued in 2015

(Source: Of­fice of For­eign Labour Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion)

TOP 3 OC­CU­PA­TIONS

for po­si­tions cer­ti­fied are com­puter-re­lated, com­puter sys­tems an­a­lysts be­ing on top

$130,000 PER AN­NUM

is the pro­posed min­i­mum salary for an H1B visa holder, more than dou­ble the present $60,000 wage

$400 MIL­LION PER YEAR

could be the im­pact, amount­ing to about $4 bil­lion over the next 10 years, as the in­crease in visa fee has been made ap­pli­ca­ble for 10 years

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