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The Top 10 US Employers Requesting Visas for Foreign Workers


Microsoft heads the list.

According to Brooking's analysis, over 50% of all H-1B visa requests are for computer experts. Over 150,000 IT-related employees are working in the US under the visa. The other categories include engineers (8.6%), financial specialists (6.2%), and medical specialists (5.6%).

The New York metropolitan area had by far the highest demand for H-1Bs, almost 53,000 over 2010-2011, accounting for more than 16% of national demand. Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, and Washington made up the remaining top five metro areas.

Brookings said the revenues generated by the visa fees, which can top $5,000 per application, went to "programs to address skills shortages in the US workforce." About half of the funds to to the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.

Top 10 US Employers Requesting H-1B Workers
Microsoft (4,109)
Deloitte Consulting (2,981)
Cognizant Technology (2,017)
Intel (1,510)
IBM (1,1468)
Oracle (1,413)
UST Global (1,133)
Qualcomm (1,017)
Deloitte & Touche (1,016)
Google (1,009)
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