While use of the visa in the private sector at companies like Microsoft is well-known and hotly debated, less is known about school districts' use of the program. In fact, at least 40 Washington school districts have applied for H-1B visas to employ teachers and staff over the past five years.

By Christine Willmsen and Lornet Turnbull -- The Seattle Times

H-1B visas
state policies

Updated: Tue, Jun 30th 2009 @ 10:08am EDT