An H-1B Non-Immigrant Visa is a work visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ non-citizen/non-Green Card-holding foreign workers in specialty occupations. A specialty occupation is defined as work that requires the application of highly specialized knowledge, including but not limited to practices in the fields of science, art, medicine, education, law, accounting, business, and theology. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent (with certain exceptions) and any applicable state licenses are also required.

Since there is an annual 65,000 Congressional mandated cap on H-1B visas with the exemption of the first 20,000 H-1B petitions filed for individuals holding a U.S. Master