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Do I have to live in U.S. to get H1B Visa?

By Bill at June 21, 2012 06:19
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Do I have to live in United States to get H1B Visa jobs? This is the most frequently asked question. 

The answer is no! Actually about half of H1B Visa petitions were approved for foreigners living outside of United States. 

According to USCIS Report to Congress, among the 106,445 approved H1B Visa for new employment in fiscal year 2011, 48,665(nearly 46%) were approved for aliens living outside of United states. In some years, the numbers were even higher. For example, in fiscal year 2008, the percentage was 51%. 

H1B Visa job opportunities are very "personal"! Your chance of success depends on your background, your determination and your efforts. It might take months or even years to get good results. was developed by former H1B workers to make the job searching process less painful. Please try following customized work visa solutions and help us improve the services.
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