How to apply for an H-1B Visa for a Computer Programmer.
This applies to New, Amended, Renewal, Extension, Transfer, Part time and Full time H-1B Visa petitions.
SOC Code for Computer Programmer
The SOC Code for Software Developers is 15-1251.00.
The OOH Link states that Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree.
Prevailing Wage For Computer Programmer
Prevailing wage for H-1B Visa for for Computer Programmer
3 Digit LCA Code for Computer Programmer
$460 I-129 Fee
$500 anti fraud
25 or more employees: $1,500
Under 25 employees: $750
Premium Processing: $2,500
H-1B Visa Filing Address
USCIS Memos for the H-1B Visa Computer Programmer Position
Innova Solutions, Inc. v. Baran – December 16, 2020, Computer Programmer is a Specialty Occupation. “[t]here is no daylight between typically needed, per the OOH, and normally required, per the regulatory criteria”
USCIS H-1B June 17, 2020 – Policy Memorandum – Determining Employer – Contracts and Itineraries Requirements for H-1B Petitions – Employer / Employee Relationship
H-1B Visa – Employer / Employee relationship no longer enforceable by USCIS, ITServe Alliance v. L. Francis Cissna,
A position can qualify as a specialty occupation even if it permits a degree in more than one academic discipline – InspectionXpert Corporation v. Cuccinelli,
A degree in one specific major is not required – 3Q Digital, Inc. v. USCIS
A specialty occupation is a job that “normally” requires “a” bachelor’s degree – Next Generation Tech., Inc. v. Johnson, Taylor Made Software v. Cuccinelli, 3Q Digital, Inc. v. USCIS