Indians picked 74% of the total H-1B visas during fiscal 2021. As per the US Department of Homeland Security, it came to focus that Indians continued to bag a significant share of H-1B visas allotted during fiscal 2021.
During this time around, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) gave a thumbs up to 4.07 lakh H-1B applications, which is a tad bit low than the previous year, which stood at 4.26 lakh. What remained common is that during both the years, Indian-born persons took with them 74% of the approved visas.
In 2021, out of the approved H-1B applications, 74.1% belonged to India. This can be converted to 3.01 lakh and 3.19 lakh successful beneficiaries in numeric terms. Many of these highest H-1B applications approved in 2021 came from professions related to computers, as 2.80 lakh people belonged to this sector, which comes to 68.8% of the total approved applications.
56.6 % of beneficiaries who got their approved H-1B petition in FY 2021 were holders of a master’s degree, 33.7 % of approved petitions came from those with a bachelor’s degree, and 6.8 % had a doctorate with a doctorate a, 2.9 % possessing a professional degree.
With an overall median age of 33 years, of those who got their H-1B visa, the median salary worked out to $ 108,000, which is a little surge of 6.9% over fiscal 2020. What is to be seen is that China is regarded as the second most common country of birth.
Merely 50,328 China-born persons received their H-1B visa, which was 12% of what was out of the total approved during 2021. Want to know more about such news updates? Get in touch with our certified immigration consultants by ringing us at 8595338595 or mail us at [email protected]