Apple relies on the H-1B skilled worker visa in particular to recruit software engineers from around the world. The visas are initially valid for three years, and can be renewed for a further three years. An annual maximum of 85,000 H-1B visas can be issued across all US companies. Origin: 9 to 5 Mac – In move that will please Apple, Biden reverses US work visa freeze
Apple and other tech giants mostly hire foreigners for five roles:
  • Software engineers
  • Systems software engineers
  • Financial analysts
  • Computer systems analysts
  • Marketing managers