320,791 Indians were awarded H-1B visas in FY 2022, out of the total 441,502 applicants amounting for 72.6 per cent of the share.
An official report published by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stated that three out of four job-seeker visas in the U.S. during the fiscal year 2022 were awarded to Indians.
According to the report, 320,791 Indians were awarded H-1B visas in FY 2022, out of the total 441,502 applicants amounting for 72.6 percent.
India was followed by China which accounted for 12.5 percent of approvals while Nepal received the least visas, with 2,057 applications being approved.
In 2021, the USCIS approved 407,000 H-1B applications out of which 301,000 were awarded to Indians, making up 74.1 per cent of the total share. In the previous year, the organization approved 426,000 H-1B applications out of which 74.9 percent went to Indians.
Not just skilled professionals, but India-born students seeking an education in the U.S. have also emerged in the top rungs. As per reports, one out of every five U.S. student visas were issued in India.