All requirement docs are approved by business then design and coding begins. It’s the same as the Mexican border jumpers. These small sardines make initial call, talk about rate, bring down the hourly rate and throw all sort of abuse on the behalf of the big body shop. Out of these 15 folks only 6 or 7 were under 25 years of age and rest were already working. They are not skilled and not very good at the job but good to push out the US workers using games that break the EEOC laws. The NFAP report also looked at the denial rate for H1B petitions filed for those seeking extensions and continuations of previously approved H1B petitions. Your Boss Radically Changed Your Job. While the 39.6% H-1B RFE rate in the first three quarters of FY 2019 was only slightly higher than the rate for the same period in FY 2018, this year’s rate is almost double what it was for the same period in FY 2017. Also its high time to put scanner and arrest those small body shops… that are actually recruiting for the bigger body shops like infosys, tcs, HCL. USCIS will refund the premium fees if they cannot process it in 15 calendar days including weekends. Lower rates of H-1B approvals have corresponded with higher rates of H-1B RFEs. Most of the people like me at my work place or at least to pretend to like me. All they have really done is shift the percentage of jobs that are being taken now more towards the software developers, data scientists, doctors, and other higher skilled positions. All Fake News!! That’s a real low rate of approval. are shown as purple circles. My 28 year old son recently interviewed with Fiserv for an IT position. Approval and RFE rates are trending in the same direction in the TN and O-1/O-2 categories. Besides the lower end Visa workers aren’t really needed anymore since much of the lower skilled positions (network support, computer support, human resources, sourcing, purchasing, “insert other middle class job titles here” etc) have already been shipped over to India and other countries. I can say, my team is most diveresed. This belies the industry lobbyists’ claims that H-1B workers are hired because they’re experts that can’t be found among the U.S. workforce, and it certainly illustrates that not only the outsourcers abuse the H-1B visa. So, stop blaming each other. I am not getting paid less than American. I don’t think so! In the current system, applicants with advanced degrees enter a “master’s cap” pool of 20,000 visas; those who are rejected then enter the 65,000-visa “general pool,” which features applicants without advanced degrees. The approval rate after an RFE declined to 66.8% thus far in FY 2019, from 69% in the same period in FY 2018 and 74% in FY 2017. We appreciate your interest in our firm. “The rise in the denial rate for continuing employment, where existing H-1B workers whose petitions have been approved before, show that adjudicators are applying a new standard to people whose petitions have already been approved before,” William Stock, a founding member of Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP, told NFAP. Third-party consulting companies like Capgemini, Cognizant, TCS, Infosys, etc. The next problem is how to ban outsourcing of US jobs to foreign countries, or at a bare minimum make it unprofitable and uncompetitive to hire two-cent-a-month software devs in Third World countries while American citizens go begging for work. During the first three quarters of FY 2019, the approval rate for O-1 and O-2 petitions fell to 90.9%, from 92.8% in the same period in FY 2018. And people wonder how Trump got elected. Speak for yourself, I have seen plenty of THE documentation to support Nissan’s claim(s) and it ain’t pretty if not down right embarrassing. Approval Rate of H1B RFE On average, there is a 30 percent chance that your H1B application will result in a request for evidence. USCIS naturalized 834,000 new citizens in FY 2019 – an 11 year high in new oaths of citizenship. He's also the author of "A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps" and "Maxine Unleashes Doomsday," a pair of noir thrillers. And I don’t mean one from or supported by industry. Both the industry and the Indian press have howled about how much harder the screening process has become; this should be taken with a grain of statistical salt. The H-1B program allows employers in the United States The H-1B program allows employers in the United States to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor's degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent. In FY 2015, the denials in the H-1B program were at 4.3 percent of the completions (i.e., decisions) meaning that the industry (and the largely Indian H-1B work force) were winning, to put it another way, by a score of 957 to 43; in FY 2019 that score had fallen to 849 to 151, another way of expressing a 15.1 percent denial rate. You discriminate US citizens. They know what they can to trick the system. So now you can kiss your next level of economy good by as our government continues to sell Americans out to the highest paying lobbyists. You were the one who received the most from this H1B program. Please read any job descriptions online, BA or MS degree in Math, Engineer, Sciences are the min requirement on the list. profile. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data. Do you have a reference to support your claim? Explore the most common moves for a Senior Developer. Every country bans imports from US and we dont make any thing here other exporting pork, wheat and soya beans. The latest USCIS data confirm that employers continue to face increasing hurdles when petitioning for nonimmigrant employees in the current environment. Sure, there are those who abuse the system, but there are also those who are trying to find better opportunities and are sincere in finding careers. The H-1B visa approval rate has . No one really cares if they have the skills or not. There’s way too many people here now. (These are more like cricket scores than baseball ones.) The company will likely not last another 5 years. Dice predicts salary ranges based on the job title, location, and skills listed in this small body shop will take 2 – 3 dollar and run payroll on behalf of big shop. Mr. Noname…great post. Yes there are plenty of college graduates in US who can be good business analysts and there are many young people who would be happy to start a catee from QA.