"[I]mmigrant visa quota numbers evaporate without a trace rather than linger in the environment. Every September 30, all unused immigrant visas for that fiscal year disappear. Moreover, unless Congress intervenes, nothing can be done to recapture...
Part I : "The L-1 — a veritable Clydesdale of work visas — allows executives, managers and employees with specialized knowledge, gained at an overseas affiliate, subsidiary or parent, to enter the U.S. and work in a comparable capacity...
"The State Department defends its high Indian refusal rate by suggesting
that the posts in India receive more L-1B applications and approve more
L-1B visas than any other U.S. consulates or embassies worldwide.
Neither State nor USCIS has explained...