Apply for an H1b Work Visa,
Become a US Foreign Worker
As a nonimmigrant work visa, the H1B allows U.S. employers to hire foreign individuals with the required set of skills. To apply for it, you must have a valid job offer to prove that you will be performing a specialty occupation and get a wage for it. Every year, there is a cap to fill with foreign workers. If the cap is 65,000, the first 20,000 applicants with a U.S. Master's Degree or higher are exempt from that number.
In recent years, Obama Executive Actions in addition to the CIR (Comprehensive Immigration Reform) have tried to increase the H1B cap from 65,000 to 110,000 or to 180,000 per year, in case of excessive demand. Nevertheless, there still haven’t been any changes when it comes to the H1B quota increase – it’s not happening in 2017. H1B cap is confirmed to be 65,000 for regular applicants and 20,000 for those with Master’s Degrees.
As you can see, a very large number of applications are expected every year, so have yours ready and triple check in time. An H1B visa’s validity is subject to the worker’s permanence in the position. If the foreign worker wishes to change jobs, he or she would have to submit a visa transfer petition with a new sponsor. It is not necessary to wait until the transfer is issued to begin working with the new employer.