H-1B is a type of visa issued by the United States for non-immigrants of U.S.A which comes under the Immigration and Nationality Act101 (a) (15) (H).
H-1B allows the Employer based in U.S.A employ workers from the different country in firms and companies.
In simple words, it’s a visa which allows US corporations and companies to recruit worker from different countries who are
having a professional degree or you can say a graduation degree in any stream such as IT, finance, accounting, architecture, engineering, mathematics, science, medicine, etc. for occupation in any
It could be any professional job which requires a bachelor degree from a recognized university. An individual who isn’t having a bachelor degree cannot apply for H-1B visa however,
there are other options available where an individual can apply.
Duration of stay
The individual whose application gets approved for H-1b gets eligible to stay and work for a tenure of 3 years in America and this visa can be extended for 3 years which means you can work there at-least for 6 years.
However, if you wish to work in U.S.A after completing a six-year tenure you can instantly apply for the green card which is applied for getting citizenship of that particular country.
But if your application for the green card doesn’t get approved then you will be asked to leave the country immediately and you will have to live outside U.S.A at-least for 1 year for re-applying for another H or L visa.