IT Employment Inches Closer to 5 Million Mark
Alexandria, VA, August 19, 2015 — The number of IT jobs grew 0.3 percent sequentially last month to 4,959,500, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 4.1% since July 2014 adding 193,300 IT workers.
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USCIS Eases H-1B Transition in Response to TechServe-Coalition Letter
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on July 21st published guidance easing the retroactive period for H-1B employee petitions required under a recent AAO decision. It also extended the grace period for filings related to job site changes from Aug. 19th to Jan. 15th, 2016.
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