H1b visa approval by profession

Axtria Atin'laid2
Aug 12 6 Comments

Do h1b visa approval rates (transfers, extensions etc) differ by the profession or company filing it? I am talking about real companies (not contracting ones) and real titles (like Software engineer, Data scientist, product manager, analytics manager, data analyst, research engineer etc).

Example (considering similar background and compensation) -
1. Does a PM at a 100 people startup have lesser chances of approval than a PM at Microsoft?
2. Does a PM at Microsoft have lesser chances of approval than SWE at Microsoft?

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TOP 6 Comments
  • Plymouth Rock !leetgodd
    No one knows it for sure. And I don't think anyone here works for USCIS. I wouldn't trust any of the answers on this topic here.
    Aug 12 0
    • Abbott / Eng ssJG63
      Lol
      Aug 12
    • Axtria Atin'laid2
      OP
      So fashion models get to earn $161k, live in NYC, and have a higher probability of getting a visa. Only if I was better looking... Sigh!
      Aug 12
    • Citadel Securities wagecuck3
      They even have a chance to become first lady
      Aug 12
  • Symantec / Eng symx
    Exactly, no one knows for sure.

    just looking at what’s happened in my friends circle, no differences in name of the role.
    I think it’s just luck.
    Though, my friends at startups or smaller sized companies have been rejected multiple times.
    Aug 12 0

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