Asked over 1 year ago - Newark, DE

I have pursued my MBA from University of Delaware. If I receive a job offer which requires Masters , Can i apply for advanced degree H-1 quota ?

Does advanced quota and STEM mean same ?

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I am planning for April 2014. If I have done MBA, can i apply for advanced degree quota ?

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  1. Karen-Lee Pollak

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . The H1B masters cap has been reached. You can apply again on April 1 2014. Stem is the name provided to degrees in science technology engineering and math

  2. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I believe that you recently asked a variation of this question quite recently.

    Yes, if the job requires a masters, it can be used for the master's cap ... for the October 2014 H 'season'.

    No, this isn't a STEM degree ... no matter how much Technology and Mathematics you may use in the administration of a business.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . The advanced degree quota aside, I'd like to point out that it is often very hard to qualify for an H-1b with a business administration degree or even an MBA, since an MBA is considered a general business degree and is not a "profession" for H-1B purposes..

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  4. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Unfortunately the quota is up for all H-1B for this year.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more

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