H1-B petitions are under pressure from a Whitehouse executive order. But first some background.
The H-1B visa program, first launched in 1990, when President George H.W. Bush signed the “Immigration Act of 1990”, allows American firms to recruit workers with specialized and hard to find skills from abroad.
There are several steps to the process, involving different federal agencies. Employers must electronically submit a Labor Condition Application (LCA/ ETA Form 9035E/ 9035) to the Department of Labor attesting to compliance with the requirements of the H-1B, H-1B1 or E-3 program. Continue reading “H1-B Petitions Under Pressure”