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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy
- H-1B Advisor

    
Glossary

H-1B1 worker

H-1B1 worker is a temporary, nonimmigrant of Chile or Singapore in a specialty occupation given status to work for an employer by USCIS via Form I-797, Notice of Action. Initial status may be granted for up to one year. Status may be renewed twice, but only in one-year increments. There is an annual cap of 1,400 nationals of Chile and 5,400 nationals of Singapore as of 2008.




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