Immigration News Blog
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
H-1B year to begin again April 1H-1B year to begin again April 1
By Peter Rousmaniere
...and with it another round of frenzied applications for 65,000 slots, which are typically oversubscribed in the first day or two after April 1. This Wall Street Journal article (subscription required) reports that “The visa stalemate has prompted some companies to expand overseas. In September, Microsoft opened its first software-development center in Canada, saying it enabled the company to recruit and retain highly skilled people "affected by immigration issues in the U.S."
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