Today, the USCIS announced that it will require in-person interviews for employment-based green cards. The interview will happen at the last step of the process (adjustment of status). According to the USCIS, it put this new measure in place to comply with the “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” executive […]
In recent years, the H1B visa became notorious for its annual lottery. However, it is less known that there are some instances where applicants can benefit from an H1B cap exemption. As you may already know, the cap for the number of H1B visas is 65,000 per year plus another 20,000 for people with advanced […]
Yesterday, the USCIS announced that it completed H1B petitions data entry for fiscal year 2018. This means the USCIS will soon start sending out receipt notices and return petitions it didn’t select. The USCIS also urged applicants to not inquire about their petitions until they are notified. The USCIS didn’t provide any timeline. It did however […]
Last week, president Donald Trump signed a “Buy American, Hire American” executive order in line with his campaign promises. At a factory in Wisconsin, the president promised the audience that the executive order will protect American workers and students. He also added that it will promote American products and ensure companies will hire Americans first. […]
Yesterday, the USCIS announced that it will start accepting H1B applications on April 3rd for FY 2018. It means that any applications filed before that date will be rejected unless the occupation is cap-exempt. A quick look at the press release doesn’t show any major changes from last year.
While several reports focus on the low paying H1B jobs, a lot of highly paid positions remain overlooked. The intent of the H1B visa is to supply talent to industries where it’s scarce. As a result, the average salary of all H1B jobs in 2015 was 42% higher than average household income in the US […]
With Trump’s presidency and his take on immigration, the H-1B visa has once again become the center of attention. Yesterday, Trump’s administration drafted an executive order to make changes to the work-visa programs. The new EO will likely include the H-1B visa. Since there is a lot of confusion about the H-1B visa, we decided […]
We have been busy here at H1BPay thinking about creative solutions to serve current and prospective H1B visa holders. Lately, we have been looking into ways to make it easy to find H1B jobs on popular job boards. It is a common problem that several job seekers reported to us. So one of our engineers came up […]
When we first launched H1BPay, we limited our database to 800,000 H-1B salaries from 500 major companies. Today, we announce that we have successfully indexed all H-1B salaries going back to 2012. H1BPay now hosts more than 2,500,000 H-1B salaries covering 200,000 US companies. Some of the new companies that we added include Boeing, AT&T and Cloudera.
Our main goal at H1BPay is to provide skilled foreign workers with the necessary resources when job hunting. Whether you are new to the job market or a veteran, there are several factors you should consider. The following is a list of factors that we compiled for individuals looking for H-1B jobs.