What is an H-1B?

An employer seeking to employ a foreign worker temporarily in a specialty occupation uses the H-1B program. Specialty occupations require theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge along with at least a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Examples inclde architecture, computers, accounting, teaching, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, medicine and health, education, and business specialties, etc. H-1B is also used for fashion models of distinguished merit and ability.

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