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February 16, 2009

Report finds fraud in 20% of H-1B applications

Filed under: H1B,US — 7macaw @ 9:40 am
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Federal investigators discovered fraud in more than 20 percent of applications they examined in which employers were requesting H-1B visas to hire foreign professionals in the U.S., a finding they called a “significant vulnerability.”

In a report released late last year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service cited one especially egregious case in which an employer petitioned for a business-development analyst position but later told investigators the worker would be doing laundry and maintaining washing machines.

Source: The Seattle Times

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