Is it true that computer programmers are no longer eligible for H1B status?


No, the recent memo from the USCIS is simply saying that entry-level computer programmers do not automatically meet the definition of a “specialty occupation;” so, the burden is on the petitioning employer to demonstrate why the particular position they are offering still qualifies, even if it is an entry-level position. We will be posting a more detailed analysis of the memo on MurthyDotCom within the next few days. (03.Apr.2017)

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