17 Apr '11, 2am

Fewer Singaporeans taking advantage of H1-B1 work visa, which allows one to work in the US for 18 months

Fewer Singaporeans taking advantage of H1-B1 work visa, which allows one to work in the US for 18 months

But fewer Singaporeans are taking advantage of the H1-B1 visa, a work visa reserved for 5,400 Singaporeans a year under a free trade agreement with the US that took effect in 2004. Singaporeans who have successfully applied for the visa say they have greatly benefited from the scheme, but acknowledge a lack of awareness and the 2008 recession as reasons for the dip in numbers.

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