Drop in H-1B visa applications in 2018: USCIS
According to the report of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), H-1B visas issued to Indians by the American government accounted for 74.2 percent of the total number of visas in 2016. In 2017, the figure rose to 75.6 percent. The report mentioned that H-1B visa applications have dropped in 2018 and are getting more requests for extension of existing H-1B visas. The H-1B visas are given for a period of 3 years and will be extended for 3 more years.