Visa Lottery

Applications for the US H-1B, or skilled worker, visas started being accepted yesterday, and the annual quota is on track to be met within days, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The program allows US companies to sponsor 65,000 foreigners with at least a bachelor's degree and 20,000 foreigners with a master's degree or higher from US institutions as specialized workers.

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