How Mega Corporations Rigged the H-1B Visa Program at the Expense of Small Business | Liberty Blitzkrieg
- Most of you will be at least somewhat familiar with the H-1B visa program, which is meant to provide work-visas for foreign workers skilled in technology and science. The annual quota of these visas is 85,000, and large consulting firms (many of them Indian), are flooding the system with thousands of requests and scooping up a disproportionate share. They are exploiting a loophole which imposes no limits on the amount of visas each individual company can acquire. In fact, the 20 biggest recipients of H-1B visas for 2014 collected 40% of the total, leaving those who need it most left high and dry.