ABSTRACT

Report on H-IB Petitions: Fiscal Year 2006, Annual Report, October 1, 2005 - September 30,2006   [open pdf - 426KB]

"This report is mandated under section 416( c )(1) of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act (ACWIA): ' ... the [Secretary of Homeland Security] shall notifY, on a quarterly basis, the Committees on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate of the numbers of aliens who were issued visas or otherwise provided nonimmigrant status under section 101(a)(l5)(H)(i)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act during the preceding 3-month period.' Furthermore, as described in section 416(c)(3), this report ' ... shall include the number of aliens who were issued visas or otherwise provided nonimmigrant status pursuant to petitions filed by institutions or organizations described in section 212(p)(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (as added by section 415 of this title).' [...]. This report is presented in three parts, all of which present both quarterly and annual data for FY 2006: 1.) Part I provides information on the number of aliens granted H-IB status; 2.) Part II provides information on the number of employers requiring additional ACWIA petition fee as reinstituted by the H-IB Visa Reform Act and those exempt trom the nonimmigrant H-IB ACWIA petition fee; and 3.) Part III provides information on the number of employers required to submit the Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee."

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Date:
2008-03
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Public Domain
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/
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