H-1B visa season begins: Chance to work in Silicon Valley inspires worldwide rush
Matt O'Brien Bay Area News Group
04/01/2013 10:36:57 AM PDT
04/01/2013 11:05:01 AM PDT
Monday marked the first day to apply for one of America's 85,000 H-1B visas annually awarded to skilled temporary workers from abroad. The United States says it expects so much demand in the first few days that it might hit the yearly cap and have to give out the visas randomly to qualified applicants.