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U.S. employers submitted nearly 140K LCA after April 1

By Bill at July 24, 2017 00:16
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor applications(LCA) filed by U.S. employers during the first 9 months of fiscal year 2017 through our legacy database system.

From October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017, Department of Labor received 528,146 LCA for H-1B visa jobs: 6,989 were denied, 38,784 were withdrawn.

U.S. employers still submitted large number of LCA after April 1 when the annual quota for H-1B Visa was used up. The total number is estimated to be over 140K at the end of July. Click here to understand why.

  Year to Date First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter
Total LCA 528,146 93,522 326,905 107,719
Certified 482,373 80,395 305,769 96,209
Denied 6,989 1,369 4,143 1,477
Withdrawn 38,784 11,758 16,993 10,033


Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons.

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, even in holiday seasons. Please polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly.

 

Employers filed over 93,000 labor petitions in first quarter of FY2017

By Bill at March 15, 2017 06:04
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor applications filed by U.S. employers during the first three months of fiscal year 2017 through our legacy database system. 

From October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016, U.S. employers filed 93,533 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs: 1,369 were denied, 3,190 were withdrawn, 9,809 were withdrawn after being certified

During the same time, Department of Labor made decisions on 24,911 labor certifications for employment green card:1,582 were denied, 806 were withdrawn. 

First Quarter 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LCA for H1B Visa 80,613 68,239 78,871 89,231 93,372 93,533
LC for Green Card 11,352 13,606 11,064 16,618 26,943 24,911


Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons. 

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, even in holiday seasons. Please polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly


Top 4 Reasons H-1B Visa Petitions Get Denied

By Bill at September 29, 2015 03:30
Filed Under: Visa Knowledge
H-1B visa allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign professionals in specialty occupations for up to six years. The following are the four most common reasons for denials of H-1B Visa: 

  1. The employer does not appear to be a real, established, operating U.S. company with the capacity to hire and pay an H-1B worker. The employer has to provide documentation, such as a tax identification number, tax returns or financial statements. Website printouts, brochures, photographs of the employer's premises, and any licenses or stock certificates will also helpful.
  2. The employer fails to establish that an employer-employee relationship exists. The relationship must continue to exist with the beneficiary throughout the duration of the requested H-1B validity period. read more about employer-employee relationship 
  3. The foreign worker does not have the required education or experience. H-1B occupations usually require the attainment of a bachelor degree or its equivalent in order to enter the profession. Many jobs also require other qualifications such as previous training and work experience. Professional jobs may also require state-issued licenses and professional degrees. read more about H-1B requirements 
  4. The offered employment does not meet the "specialized knowledge" requirement. The H-1B visa is designed to be used for foreign workers in "speciality occupations", which require theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge in a field of human endeavor. read more about H-1B occupations
Before the H-1B petition can be filed with USCIS, the employer must fill a Labor Condition Application(LCA) with the Department of Labor. Please use following link to search denied applications: 

http://www.myvisajobs.com/H1B-Visa/SearchLCA.aspx 

It is autumn, time for you to update your career profile and pitch potential employers

DOL processed half million labor applications for H-1B during last 9 months

By Bill at July 29, 2015 01:18
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor applications filed by U.S. employers during the first nine months of fiscal year 2015 through ourlegacy database system

From October 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, Department of Labor made decisions on 508,401 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs: 9,105 were denied, 32,515 were withdrawn(view detailed report). 

  Year to Date First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter
Total LCA 508,401 89,305 292,785 126,307
Certified 466,781 77,671 274,291 114,984
Denied 9,105 1,761 4,666 2,678
Withdrawn 32,515 9,915 13,955 8,845


Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons. 

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, even in holiday seasons. Please polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly

FY2015 First Quarter H1B Visa and Green Card Data Published!

By Bill at February 14, 2015 02:21
Filed Under: Immigration News
We have published all labor applications filed by U.S. employers during the first three months of fiscal year 2015 through our legacy database system. 

From October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, U.S. employers filed 89,231 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs: 1,761 were denied, 2,910 were withdrawn, 8,048 werewithdrawn after being certified

During the same time, Department of Labor made decisions on 16,618 labor certifications for employment green card: 1,322 were denied, 1,104 were withdrawn. 

First Quarter 2012 2013 2014 2015
LCA for H1B Visa 80,613 68,239 78,871 89,231
LC for Green Card 11,352 13,606 11,064 16,618


Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons. 


ALL 2014 Labor Petitions for H1B and Green Card Published!

By Bill at December 18, 2014 00:47
Filed Under: Immigration News

We have just published all labor certifications filed by U.S. employers during fiscal year 2014 through our legacy database system. 

From October 2013 to September 2014, U.S. employers filed 519,504 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs, a 17% increase from 2013. During the same time, Department of Labor made decisions on 70,998 labor certifications for employment green card: a 61% increase from 2013. 

  2014 2013 2012 2011
LCA filed for H1B Visa 519,504 442,275 415,845 358,857
LC approved for Green Card 70,998 44,152 63,793 73,207



Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly.

Our new visa job database is now updated daily with full copies of original petitions. However, we still maintain the legacy system which is updated once every quarter with case summary only. Some cases might not appear on both systems due to various reasons. 

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, even in holiday seasons. Please polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly

The difference between LCA and H1B Visa

By Bill at August 21, 2014 21:32
Filed Under: Tips and Features, Visa Knowledge
Why U.S. employers file over 300,000 Labor Condition Application(LCA) every year while only about 100,000 H1B visas are issued? What's the difference between LCA and H1B Visa?

Before U.S. employer can file H1B visa petition with USCIS, it must fill Labor Condition Application(LCA) with the Department of Labor(DOL) demonstrating that it is paying the required wage for this position in the geographic region where the job is located. 

When an employee renews or transfers his H1B visa or changes work location under some circumstances, he also needs to have a new LCA. DOL typically certifies more than 3 times the number of LCA than the number of H1B visas issued by USCIS. click here to know more about LCA and work visa

Following work visa programs require Department of Labor to issue permanent or temporary labor certifications: click here to learn more Both our LCA databases include LCA submitted for not only new employment, but also continuation or change in previously approved employment, new concurrent employment, change in employer and amended petition. U.S. employers are always looking for skilled foreign workers, make sure you polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly

The difference between LCA and H1B Visa

By Bill at August 20, 2013 03:48
Filed Under: Visa Knowledge

Why U.S. employers file over 300,000 Labor Condition Application(LCA) every year while only about 100,000 H1B visas are issued? What's the difference between LCA and H1B Visa?

Before U.S. employer can file H1B visa petition with USCIS, it must fill Labor Condition Application(LCA) with the Department of Labor(DOL) demonstrating that it is paying the required wage for this position in the geographic region where the job is located. 

When an employee renews or transfers his H1B visa or changes work location under some circumstances, he also needs to have a new LCA. DOL typically certifies more than 3 times the number of LCA than the number of H1B visas issued by USCIS. click here to know more about LCA and work visa

Our LCA database includes LCA submitted for not only new employment, but also continuation or change in previously approved employment, new concurrent employment, change in employer and amended petition. Usually, only new employment needs H1B Visa quota. 

Following work visa program requires Department of Labor to issue permanent or temporary labor certifications: click here to learn more

Why employers can still file new petitions for H-1B Visa?

By Bill at May 21, 2013 02:21
Filed Under: Immigration News, Tips and Features, Visa Knowledge

The H-1B visa program limits the number of cap-subject petitions to 85,000 each fiscal year. However, why thousands of new LCA petitions for H-1B visa could still be filed after the cap was reached? Why over 300,000 LCA petitions were filed each fiscal year? 

Petitions for new H-1B employment are exempt from the annual cap if the beneficiaries will work at

Petitions filed on behalf of current or former H-1B workers who have been counted previously against the cap also do not count toward the cap. Accordingly, USCIS will continue to process FY 2013 and FY 2014 petitions filed to:

  • Extend the amount of time a current H-1B worker may remain in the United States.
  • Change the terms of employment for current H-1B workers.
  • Allow current H-1B workers to change employers.
  • Allow current H-1B workers to work concurrently in a second H-1B position.
  • Allow recapture of the time that H-1B workers spent outside the U.S.
  • Change status back to H-1B from other status like H-4 or F-1.

Based on above cap exempt criteria, myvisajobs.com has improved its search function of H1B visa database. Please use following links to search cap exempt employers and H1B visa petitions. 


 

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