"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, however, why "specialized
knowledge" is simply far more difficult to establish for citizens of
India than for nationals of any other country, and why an outdated set
of L-1B eligibility standards applies much more to Indians than to other
Angelo Paparelli on Sept. 18, 2011.