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The 25 Biggest Channel Users Of The H-1B Visa Program

Although use of the H-1B skilled worker visa program is pervasive among solution providers and distributors, the process is dominated by a handful of outsourcing giants with ties to India. These 25 firms rely the most heavily on H-1B visas.

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Many Enter, But Few Dominate

Use of the skilled worker visa program is pervasive, with 65 of the 113 solution providers and distributors examined by CRN filing at least one H-1B visa application in 2014, according to the U.S. Office of Foreign Labor Certification.

But the process is dominated by a handful of outsourcing giants – of the 66,599 H-1B visa applications filed in 2014 by channel companies, some 55 percent came from just two India-based firms. To wit, eight solution providers accounted for more than 95 percent of all H-1B applications coming from the channel.

Most solution providers use H-1B selectively – 21 channel firms filed between five and 36 applications in 2014, while another 25 submitted between one and four applications.

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