Fraud in H1b Visa.Image Credit source: File Photo
Washington: every year in america h-1b Made to shortlist the applicants. computerized system continues to be misused. Along with this, fraud attempts are increasing rapidly, a federal agency gave this information on Friday i.e. 28 April. US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a statement saying that based on evidence from the fiscal year 2023 and 2024 H-1B cap seasons, it has already conducted extensive fraud investigations, denial and revocation petitions.
According to USCIS, every year the cases of application for H-1B visa are increasing continuously. He further said that ‘the H-1B program is an important part of our country’s immigration system and economy. As such, USCIS will have to commit to law enforcement to respond to the changing needs of the labor market. Referral is in the process of starting.
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H-1B registration system is being abused – USCIS
According to USCIS, the H-1B program is an important part of their country’s immigration system and economy, committed to helping meet the ever-changing needs of the US labor market. It added, “We are working on the upcoming H-1B Modernization Rule, which seeks to strengthen the H-1B registration process, among other reforms, to reduce the potential for abuse and fraud in the H-1B registration system. will propose.
This is how fraud is happening
USCIS reports that during the registration period for the FY 2024 H-1B cap, it has seen a significant increase in the number of registrations submitted compared to previous years. 780,884 applications were received, while 4,83,927 in 2023 and 3,01,447 in 2022 and 2,74,237 in 2021.
In general, there was an increase in the number of registrations submitted, the number of registrations submitted by beneficiaries with multiple registrations, and the number of registrations submitted by unique beneficiaries with only one registration.