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Myvisajobs recently introduced a new feature that enables you to follow visa sponsors you are interested in. 

When you follow a visa sponsor on Myvisajobs, you can be notified when there are: 

- new job opportunities qualified for work visa 
- new labor condition applications filed for h1b visa 
- new labor certifications filed for green card 
- new reviews and comments posted by users 
- new visa job contacts added 
- new updates on company profiles 

It is pretty easy to follow a visa sponsor on Myvisajobs: just click the follow link when you are on the sponsor's profile page. 

You can also unfollow, turn on or turn off email alerts at any time on your account page. 
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) released on 08/05/2014 a review ofStudent and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). Following are highlights of the 31-page report:

1. There are currently 966,333 F & M students studying in the United States.
2. There are currently 232,988 J-1 exchange visitors in the United States.
3. 75% of all F & M students are from Asia
4. 72% of all F & M students are enrolled in bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs.
5. There are 8,976 SEVP-certified schools approved to accept international students.
Please use following links to search potential job opportunities and pitch employers directly. 

1. New H1-B Visa database(updated daily, calendar year)

2. New Green Card database(update daily, calendar year)

3. Legacy H1-B Visa database(updated quarterly, fiscal year)
4. Legacy Green Card database(Update quarterly, fiscal year)

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. 
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100 U.S CEOs Ask Senate to Approve Immigration Reform Bill

More than 100 CEOs from top U.S. employers ask the U.S. Senate to approve comprehensive immigration reform bill, because they strongly believe the bill includes "key improvements in the availability of both green cards and H-1B visas – will help address the national talent shortage". read more 

Without the increase of both green cards and H-1B Visas, even if "every American graduate receiving an advanced STEM degree gets a job, the U.S. is estimated to face at least 200,000 unfilled advanced-degree STEM jobs by 2018". Bill Kamela, a policy counsel at Microsoft added that Microsoft currently has more than 6,000 jobs it cannot fill!

Following are some of the CEOs signed the letter: 

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft
Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Facebook
John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Systems
Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer,Yahoo!
Safra Catz, President & Chief Financial Officer, Oracle
Douglas Melamed, SVP and General Counsel, Intel
Paul Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm
Why employers can still file new petitions for H-1B Visa?

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

1. Institutions of higher education
2. Non-profit entities related or affiliated to a higher education institution
3. Non-profit research organizations or governmental research organizations

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:

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

Based on above cap exempt criteria, has improved its search function of H1B visa database. Please use following links to search cap exempt employers and H1B visa petitions.
Landmark Immigration Bill to Increase H1B Visa and Employment Green Card

On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a landmark 1000-page long immigration bill that would bolster border security, legalize undocumented immigrants and substantially increase the number of H-1B Visa and employment based green card. 

The outline of the bill is available on document section and immigration blog. Following are some highlights related to H-1B Visa:

1. Increase H-1B base cap from 65,000 to 110,000, can go as high as 180,000
2. Increase 20,000 exemption for U.S. advanced degree holders to be 25,000
3. Employers must pay significantly higher wages for H-1B workers than under current law
4. Spouses of H-1B workers(H-4 Visa holders) might get work authorization
5. Dual intent visas for all students who come here on bachelor's degree programs or above
Texas-based Firm Indicted for Misuse of H1B Visa

An Indian American company based in Texas has been indicted by federal authorities on charges of fraud in the H-1B visa category and using it to create a low-cost workforce in the United States.

The multi-count indictment filed last month against top officials of the Dibon Solutions of Texas—Atul Nanda, Jiten 'Jay' Nanda, Siva Sugavanam, Vivek Sharma, Rohit Mehra and Mohammad Khan—alleges that the company paid H-1B visa-holding employees only when there was work.

According to the 15-page indictment filed last month and unsealed this month, the Nanda brothers, the owners of the company, along with others named in the court conspired to defraud the H-1B system.

The indictment alleges that Dibon hired foreign workers on H-1B visas and instead of paying them, used them to work for a third company and gave them the salary only when they worked for the third company.

The company "sponsored the workers on H-1B visas with the stated purpose of working at Dibon headquarters in Carrollton, Texas, but, in fact, required the workers to provide consulting services to third-party companies located elsewhere," the indictment alleges.

"Contrary to the representations made by the conspirators to the workers (and the government), the conspirators paid the workers only when the conspirators placed the workers at a third-party company and only if the third-party company actually paid Dibon first for the workers' services," it said.

Additionally, in Dibon's visa paperwork, it falsely represented that the foreign workers had full-time positions and were paid an annual salary, as required by regulation to secure the visas, the indictment alleges.
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From October 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, U.S. employers filed 418,429 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs: 9,548 were denied, 12,724 were withdrawn. 

During the same time, Department of Labor made decisions on 54,242 labor certifications for employment green card: 3,983 were denied, 2,982 were withdrawn. 
We have just published all labor certifications filed by U.S. employers during fiscal year 2013 through our legacy database system. 

From October 2012 to September 2013, U.S. employers filed 442,275 labor condition applications for H-1B visa jobs: 12,170 were denied, 11,707 were withdrawn. During the same time, Department of Labor made decisions on 44,152 labor certifications for employment green card: 5,874 were denied, 3,075 were withdrawn. 
We have just obtained from USCIS and published the updated list of employers who enroll inE-Verify program and have 5 or more employees. Totally there are 332,886 employers on the list. 

We also enhanced the interface so you can now search by distance. Please click here to find out if your potential employers have been verified!
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The purpose of E-Verify is stop unauthorized employment. While participation in E-Verify is voluntary for most businesses, some companies may be required by state law or federal regulation to use E-Verify. 

E-Verify enrollment is also mandatory for employers who want to extend OPT for their F1 visa employees
Foreign Workers and Tech Industry Big Immigration Bill Winners

Senate Judiciary Committee approved the amended Immigration Bill on May 21 with 13-5 majority votes. While the White House immediately praised the result, the H-1B opponents were angry, because the foreign workers and tech industry are big winners! 

The original bill would increase H-1B Visa and "high-tech" green card, and give their spouses work authorization(read details). The amended bill extended more favors: 

Visit our blog for the details:
More labor certifications for 2013 work visa released!

We have just obtained from Department of Labor all labor certifications and prevailing wage determinations filed by U.S. employers during first 6 months of fiscal year 2013. 

Please try our new interface to search the petitions. Do not forget to check the "Cap Exempt" box to search cap exempt H1B visa employers!

The above updates include not only new applications filed during the second quarter, but also decision changes due to employer appeals. A small percentage of determinations are subject to change due to appeal or redetermination decisions on employer applications. 

U.S. employers are always looking for skilled workers, make sure you polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly.
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Introduction, founded by immigrants, is an information portal and online community for visa job hunters around the world. 

It uses quantitative modeling methods to analyze millions of working visa petitions and job openings from visa sponsors, and provides customized working visa solution to its members based on their skills and preferences. 

Its major services include annual and quarterly Reports for H1B Visa and Green Card, Customized H1B Visa Solution, Visa Sponsor Profiles, Resume Service and Smart Apply for job applicants. 

Users can also search and browse its H1B Visa, H2B Visa, H2A Visa databases as well as candidate database.