Silicon Valley Executives Charged with H-1B Visa Fraud

The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California recently announced the indictment of two executives for their alleged participation in a scheme to abuse the H-1B visa program. The indictment alleges the two submitted approximately 85 fraudulent H-1B visa applications and laundered approximately $1 million proceeds.

Allegations of Visa Fraud

According to the indictment, the defendants, who were high-level executives for a California-based tech company, perpet