Table 2. Number of H-1B Petitions USCIS Approved in 2008 and 2009 for Initial Beneficiaries by Employer
Rank Top 20 employers H-1B visas approved in FY 2008 Percent of total   Top 20 employers H-1B visas approved in FY 2009 Percent of total
1 Infosys Technologies Limited 4,559 4.2   Wipro Limited 1,964 2.3
2 Wipro Limited 2,678 2.4   Microsoft Corp 1,318 1.5
3 Satyam Computer Services Limited 1,917 1.8   Intel Corp 723 0.8
4 Tata Consultancy Services Limited 1,539 1.4   IBM India Private Limited 695 0.8
5 Microsoft Corp 1,037 0.9   Patni Americas Inc 609 0.7
6 Accenture LLP 731 0.7   Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited 602 0.7
7 Cognizant Tech Solutions US Corp 467 0.4   Ernst & Young LLP 481 0.6
8 Cisco Systems Inc. 422 0.4   Infosys Technologies Limited 440 0.5
9 Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited 403 0.4   UST Global Inc 344 0.4
10 IBM India Private Limited 381 0.4   Deloitte Consulting LLP 328 0.3
11 Intel Corp 351 0.3   Qualcomm Incorporated 320 0.4
12 Ernst & Young LLP 321 0.3   Cisco Systems Inc. 308 0.4
13 Patni Americas Inc 296 0.3   Accenture Technology Solutions 287 0.3
14 Terra Infotech Inc 281 0.3   KPMG LLP 287 0.3
15 Qualcomm Incorporated 255 0.2   Oracle USA Inc 272 0.3
16 Mphasis Corporation 251 0.2   Polaris Software Lab India LTD 254 0.3
17 KPMG LLP 245 0.2   RITE AID Corporation 240 0.3
18 Prince Georges County Public Schools 239 0.2   Goldman Sachs & Co 236 0.3
19 Baltimore City Public School System 229 0.2   Deloitte & Touche LLP 235 0.3
20 Deloitte Consulting LLP 218 0.2   Cognizant Tech Solutions US Corp 233 0.3
Total   109,335 100.0     85,133 100.0
Source: DHS; USCIS Reports and Studies: H-1B Petitions and H-1B Workers.


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