H1B Lottery changes to increase odds for Masters candidates will go live this April

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  • Dropbox ldhdhmxm
    So a shitty US master is more valuable than IIT or any other prestigious undergrad from the rest of world...lol
    Jan 30 3
    • Bank of America BRjH71
      Yes according to new rule
      Jan 30
    • Twitter Whwuvssbvs
      IIT is overrated
      Jan 31
    • Perceptions make your life hell
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    This is great news
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      In my experience, that is going to be very very small %. Most body shop employees are coming straight from India with bachelors in any discipline (civil, mechanical etc)
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    • eBay AskhYcx7
      Why doesn't government ban these small Indian body shops with fake resumes then? That should solve most of H1b issues.
      Jan 30
    • Bank of America BRjH71
      Netflix I don't think so. Plenty of some Indian shops scattered throughout. Check the public website. Also as someone with a bachelor's I guess that rule does not benefit me, it might
      Jan 30
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      @BRjH71 there is no perfect answer that benefits everyone right. If so, they would have already heard and may have considered it.

      US doesn't know to rank IIT from any other college in India (or other prestigious colleges in other countries) - that is going to be a big mess on its own. Even wage levels is not appropriate for comparison - just because someone makes 150k in CA doesn't make him/her better than an equivalent person in TX. There could be an extraordinary person working in a different field that doesn't pay similar wages.

      At the end of the day, statistically the number of folks benefited by this change will outnumber the ones negatively impacted.
      Jan 30
    • Bank of America BRjH71
      Agreed. Actually if Indian it shops decrease applying then it might benefit genuine bs grads
      Jan 30
  • Bank of America BRjH71
    Good for top engineers with masters. Bad for BS CS grads working at fangs.
    Unfortunately the masters grads who work in small Indian body shops with fake resumes will continue winning.
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  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions XgsJva6
    This is a step in the right direction aimed at TCS, Infosys and other such companies. I agree with BOA that it doesn't stop fake resume MS grads working at body shops.
    Jan 30 4
    • Oracle uvxR57
      Just because someone works for a consulting company, does mean someone's resume is fake.
      Jan 30
    • Bank of America BRjH71
      Oracle I agree with that. But small consulting companies do fake resumes. Go look at LinkedIn profiles of MS grads from Podunk universities.
      Jan 30
    • LexisNexis Risk Solutions XgsJva6
      @oracle everyone who has pursued MS has been approached by them with 100% job guarantee via the fake resume route.
      Jan 30
    • Microsoft oMAG58
      @oracle, nobody with actual skills would choose to get mistreated at consulting companies instead of accepting the much better offer at FANG.
      Jan 30
  • HCL / Other jstwrkhere
    Gonna be swamped by fake Master degree.
    Jan 30 1
    • Bro You still working in HCL.leave ASAP
      Jan 30
  • Amazon drkumar
    This is a very good solution to visa abuse by the Indian 'consulting' companies. Stops most of the abuse and lets US universities get funding.
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  • Amazon Gzi31
    Noob question: Is this applicable only for new applications or extensions too?
    Jan 30 2
  • How is the Josh Ms in Us bois?
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