Of late the H1-B visa has been constantly in news for one reason or the other. For those who don’t know, H1-B visa allows foreign workers to stay and work in the US while being employed in speciality occupations. These occupations require specific skills and are mostly related to STEM fields—Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. If you are a STEM-graduate you are eligible for an OPT extension. The United States Centre for Immigration Services (USCIS) website lists STEM courses and speciality occupations.