The H1B Visa Program is the official and primary USA work visa / work permit. The H1B is a non-immigrant visa in the USA under the Immigration & Nationality Act, section 101(a) (15)(H). It allows US employers to employ foreign workers, from all over the world, in specialty occupations.
The US Government introduced the H1B visa to provide highly skilled International Professionals and/or International Students, from all over the World, the opportunity to live and work in America.
The H1B is the most sought after US work visa and US Immigration requires 'every' foreign national to obtain a visa in order to legally work in America.
For nonimmigrant visitors entering the United States with a visa, there is a requirement to fill a CBP Form I-94 (white form). This form has two specific perforated sections to it. The visitor or the carrier representative must complete both sections of CBP Form I-94 upon arrival in the United States. The bottom section of CBP Form I-94 is a departure record and must be returned to U.S. officials upon exiting the United States.
The information requested on the CBP Form I-94, Arrival Record, upper portion, includes: