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bodyshoppers are not NO-NO, right???

 
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Hello Ranchers,

I read many posts saying one should not go for bodyshoppers to file h1b. If that is the case, then why in the first palce, INS accepts h1b aplication frmo such bodyshoppers. Why do they reject the person at the final stage of consulate interview. Why can't they do the verification of US company by INS itself instead of asking for documents from a person attending interview in chennai which is thousands of miles away from US itself. I don't understand....



I saw in workpermit.com, that agencies are allowed to file in h1b legally. The only thing they say is they should not misuse the visa.

If a person is getting 60k, will the consulate assumte that the bodyshopper is not abusing the h1b rule?

Appreciate your feedbacks,
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Hi enperu !

I saw in workpermit.com, that agencies are allowed to file in h1b legally. The only thing they say is they should not misuse the visa.

The whole US labour immigration system is a cahotic mess, its laws (which were good and relevant before) are now totally outdated and widely abused. The simple fact that all H1B applications are now filled in a single day each 1st april for all next year's visas (which means official H1B employers must wait 14 mounths for a skilled H1B alien, search Google with "h1b 14 months" as keywords if you have any doubt), shows the whole system is totally rotten now.

What is more complete inaction rules about fixing anything as on one side Industry lobbies want more H1B to replace US citizens for cheap, while of course US citizens try to halt labour immigration as long as local unemployment is so high and as wages decrease (studies show a generalized 30% decrease for H1B wages despite prevailing wages laws). No one can say whether aliens are needed to take low wages jobs US citizens don't want, or on contrary if it is the large pool of aliens available ready to work for very cheap (estimated 11 millions of illegals in US) which drives wages so low that US citizens can't take them any longer. And the flow of illegals was estimated greater than the official immigrants from last year onwards.

Anyway, the House of representatives has at last taken a decision for very limited labour immigration, both legal and illegal : both H1B visas at minimum (no more than 65,000 a year) and a fence between US and Mexico (like between Israel & Palestinia). It is fine anyway that a decision was taken in one way, since when flow of labour aliens stops, US employers will have either to upgrade wages or train a US citizen or outsource or complain for lack of local skills (but for real reasons this time). Thanks to this kind of blocus, within one year the situation will be much clearer, for better or worse.

Check on : http://www.bmlaw.com/NewDesign/ for daily labour immigration news which talk of this new trend.

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Thanks Eric for your reply. Could you answer this question also?

Why refuse bcos of credibility of sponsor at the nth moment?

Originally posted by enperu sollamaatene:
[QB]Hello Ranchers,

"Why do they reject the person at the final stage of consulate interview. Why can't they do the verification of US company by INS itself instead of asking for documents from a person attending interview in chennai which is thousands of miles away from US itself. I don't understand.... "

 
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Originally posted by enperu sollamaatene:

Why refuse bcos of credibility of sponsor at the nth moment?

Originally posted by enperu sollamaatene:
Hello Ranchers,

"Why do they reject the person at the final stage of consulate interview. Why can't they do the verification of US company by INS itself instead of asking for documents from a person attending interview in chennai which is thousands of miles away from US itself. I don't understand.... "[/QB]



Don't waste your time in trying to understand how the Consulate issues visas. Only the person(s) issuing the visas know. They have no obligation/legality to let any visa seeker know the reasons for the acceptance/rejection.
In the early nineties, when the student visa was the preferred way to go, the same stories were heard. Even top-notch students with scholarships were being denied visas. Reasons given by unofficial sources were :- candidate's unconvincing interview, inability to convince the official about return to India after studies, poorly presented papers, papers not in order, official in bad mood etc.
Every country has its hoops for issuing visas. Frankly, US officials are pretty consistent in granting/denying visas in most of the countries. With the sheer number of people trying to get in, it is not an easy task. With work visas, US consulate knows how easy it is for some companies to open up a body shop in USA and exploit the loopholes. They do not even have to do a research, they can browse through some immigration sites or read some local (in your case, Indian) papers. It's all there. And currently, the immigration issue is heating up. So the chances of rejection may increase.
Keep your options open and make sure you do not miss other opportunities.

 
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Well, Eric. You definitely have a lot of energy with respect to the H1-B posts. And you are very consistent in your views.
I went through the site posted by you and read about the exclusion of the visa increase and the retrogression relief in the reconcilled bills. I admit that I am surprised and I wonder what exactly were the reasons for their exclusion. I don't follow the immigration news much these days. But after the senate passed their version by a clean margin and the house passed it by a hair's breadth, I was sure a reconcilled bill would make its way up. But the exclusion shows the sensitivity of the representatives towards immigration. However, I couldn't get to read about the views of the majority of the representatives. I wish there would be more open discussions and we could read them.
 
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Hi Anand !

Well, Eric. You definitely have a lot of energy with respect to the H1-B posts. And you are very consistent in your views.
I went through the site posted by you and read about the exclusion of the visa increase and the retrogression relief in the reconcilled bills. I admit that I am surprised and I wonder what exactly were the reasons for their exclusion.


When I say the whole US imigration system is a cahotic mess, I didn't mean it only because it didn't allow me in despite I am a qualified IT pro too , it is simply because all relevant laws are really outdated and no longer respected. The simple facts that honest US employers must wait officially a least 14 mounths to hire a qualified alien through H1B and there are more illegal immigrants (some 11 millions in US) than legal ones each year show it clearly.

Both the broken immigration system and the recent need of security led to a logical very severe enforcement of law targeted against illegals, as House of Representatives decided on 16th december through HR-4437 bill :

* Authorizes sections of fencing (totaling 698 miles) along the southwest border
* Creates a new electronic employment verification system modeled on the Basic Pilot Program
* Repeals the �DV visa lottery�
* Reaffirms state and local law enforcement�s inherent authority to assist in the enforcement of immigration laws
* Adds new penalties for certain immigration-related crimes, including alien smuggling and passport fraud (illegal immigration is now a felony with associated 1/2 to 5 years of jail penalty)

Of course the senate must approve the bill for law becoming official, but there is no doubt most of them will be kept as the party and motivations behind them are well shared among officials. The severity of these proposals prove the urgency to reform the presently totally crippled one which threaten both US social and physical security.

In clear both gigantic security loopholes and illegal immigration have become unbearable, and the US gov wants to secure the country first, then (if they are sensible) release somewhat where it is too tight. Let's simply hope they are really sensible and will behave accordingly when the new hard procedures become counter-productive towards US national interests.
 
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Originally posted by Eric Lemaitre:
The simple facts that honest US employers must wait officially a least 14 mounths to hire a qualified alien through H1B and there are more illegal immigrants (some 11 millions in US) than legal ones each year show it clearly.



I have no idea where you get this 14 months number. You can file an H-1B petition 6 months in advance of the start of the fiscal year. On April 1st the quota for the following October 1st opens, and aliens with an approved petition may enter on September 20th (10 days in advance of 10/1). For other working statuses like L-1, TN, J-1 and E-3, there is no wait at all.

The problem with US immigration is that there's no coherent attitude towards fixing the system. People don't want unskilled workers, but at the same time skilled workers are treated like chattel - which plays into the hands of people who don't want immigration at all. However, it is instructive to note that even the most vociferous anti-immigration advocates seek no limitations on the single largest category of US immigrants; the ones that are subject to no labor market test or numerical limitations; the parents of US citizens, and their foreign brides.

Because the most xenophobic H-1B hater will not hesitate to yell at his Congresman when his mail order bride is delayed in customs.

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Hi Luke !

I have no idea where you get this 14 months number. You can file an H-1B petition 6 months in advance of the start of the fiscal year. On April 1st the quota for the following October 1st opens, and aliens with an approved petition may enter on September 20th (10 days in advance of 10/1). For other working statuses like L-1, TN, J-1 and E-3, there is no wait at all.

I got this 14 months number from the official source, which is every immigration lawyer web site which states the official wait for H1B. Use Google search with "h1b 14 months" as key words if you have any doubt, for example : http://www.immigration.com/processing-times/aao.html for a complete charts of up-to-date official waiting time for H1B. What is more, here is an excerpt about the official raison for 14 mouths wait computing (from "http://planetguru.com/Articles/ArticleDetail.aspx?ChannelId=Visainfo&ArticleId=21197") : "The financial year 2006 (which began Oct 1) annual limitation on H-1B visas for skilled temporary foreign workers, including IT workers, was reached two months before the fiscal year actually began. The government had announced it earlier in the year.", so 12 + 2 mounths waiting = 14 mounths official waiting for H1B, hence my statement which is the official one.

Of course there is nothing personnal about opposing you about this statement, you stick with some practical figures you observed and I stick with the official ones. I perfectly know that immigration lawyers have some extra "premium processing fees" which allow very fast attribution of H1B rather than appending process in waiting list, but I don't take it into account because it is not official. IMO the only "truth" to be shown about this point is the official one, which is 14 mounths official waiting for H1B at present, period.

It would be very nice in case you know one if an immigration lawyer could come and comment this point, so that we have a clearer view between our two opposite "practical" and "official" point of views, but still friendly discussion I hope.

But this contradiction is an interesting point anyway as it shows a strong "duality" between official and practical immigration management in US (I use "duality" for remaining polite, so as to avoid giving awful names to the cahotic mess it has become), as next point states.

The problem with US immigration is that there's no coherent attitude towards fixing the system. People don't want unskilled workers, but at the same time skilled workers are treated like chattel - which plays into the hands of people who don't want immigration at all. However, it is instructive to note that even the most vociferous anti-immigration advocates seek no limitations on the single largest category of US immigrants; the ones that are subject to no labor market test or numerical limitations; the parents of US citizens, and their foreign brides.
Because the most xenophobic H-1B hater will not hesitate to yell at his Congresman when his mail order bride is delayed in customs.


I totally agree with you on this point.
There is a gigantic hypocritical behaviour in whole US about this point (no attack against US, it exists in many developed countries too but with specific details which make it very different from US situation). The US industries outsource much in offshore or nearshore to boost profits, but as they must fire their useless US employees complain their sales in US decrease as more people loose their jobs so their resources. The US citizens themselves want always cheaper services which have to rely on always lower wages jobs, so low them imply illegals use while they complain on the very presence of these illegals who have become essential to make the system run.

I totally agree with you on this point, the US citizens themselves must wonder what immigration must be and what will be its pros and cons so as to accept them later whatever they will be, knowing US citizens themselves are a real part of the whole system and that they cannot have both all advantages without any unconveniency. I will exagerate somewhat on this point, but in one word US citizens claim Indians stole their jobs despite these jobs were brought to them offshore by US industrials but US citizens carry on buying these brands without boycotting them, and US citizens criticize politicians who allow the system to remain uncontrolled for free market's sake but still vote for them. If the system has become so unfair why do people carry on behaving in its favour without attempting to amend its excesses ?

One of the good relevant answers IMHO was given by Inglewood city which refused Wal-Mart the worst ever US company considering fair social treatment to install there. Wal-Mart is well known for having unfair social measures against his employees with ridiculous wages, sacking on foul grounds anyone who attempts to build an union, employing illegally many undocumented aliens, amongst other things, sued with hundreds of trials by former employees. It is an excellent thing if US citizens at last understand that any fair service needs fair reward, the forever lower wages policy will destroy US social harmony, one has to maintain fair enough wages to allow US citizens to take the jobs. The market must remain free but not at any price, as some fences must be drawn somewhere to state what becomes unacceptable.

Believe it or not, despite I am a qualified IT pro whishing to immigrate, I am totally in favor of all statements of newest HR-4437 bill which very severely restricts immigration (no more illegal immigration with a wall between US and Mexico with military resources to watch border, between 0.5 and 5 years of jail for illegal immigration (and US helpers) which becomes a federal crime, no more DV lottery, labour visas like H1B kept at minimum) because present system has become a mess no longer in favour of US interests. You must know that in networking you have 2 ways to apply a security policy : the stupid one is allowing all but denying some known foul entries, the smart one is denying all but allowing some really needed resources on demand. The first way, totally comparable to former US immigration policy, is very easy and convenient but allows no security and allows freely to unsecurity to grow. The second, looks like the way US immigration policy wants to become, is not convenient and asks real efforts, but really allows fair security and still allows fair processes after some agreement. The newest HR-4437 measures if they are confirmed by congress are hard, but they are the only serious way to tackle the present US immigration mess, and will leave a chance to US people to wonder how a fair immigration system must be defined so as to turn in favour of US interests, what is doesn't do any longer with present system. Only time will allow to check whether the newest measures are part of a smart process or a simple foolish political urgency reaction against disastrous opinion polls, but the start looks sensible.

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Originally posted by Eric Lemaitre:
I got this 14 months number from the official source, which is every immigration lawyer web site which states the official wait for H1B. Use Google search with "h1b 14 months" as key words if you have any doubt, for example



That's the procesing time for the "Administrative Appeals Office", which is where you to go file an appeal after USCIS rejects your petition and a Motion to Reconsider. You really need to look at the pages you cite.

so 12 + 2 mounths waiting = 14 mounths official waiting for H1B, hence my statement which is the official one.



But that's only if you file after the quota is extinguished. If you or your employer is cap-exempt or you file before the cap is used up, you wait a maximum of six months. You can get an H-1B in as little as 15 days.

you stick with some practical figures you observed and I stick with the official ones.



The problem is that the numbers you cite are neither official nor correct. They're from a private attorney's office! If people here want the real official times, look here:

https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/jsps/ptimes.jsp

Cheers!

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Originally posted by Eric Lemaitre:
The US industries outsource much in offshore or nearshore to boost profits, but as they must fire their useless US employees complain their sales in US decrease as more people loose their jobs so their resources.



If someone can be equally productive and make substantially less, then it makes perfect economic sense to farm the work out to them. That's been the basis of the Western economy for centuries, and by and large it works better than any alternative. Much of the criticism for this model stems from people who believe that quality is equal across the world and therefore price is the only distinction, or that it is a one way flow away from the US. US employment has constantly increased, and even damaged sectors such as manufacturing still exist in America, and in some months of 2005 actually increased their employment numbers.

If the system has become so unfair why do people carry on behaving in its favour without attempting to amend its excesses?



I would suggest the most logical explanation - people still support the system because it is nowhere nearly as "unfair" as some of the most vocal advocates would lead you to believe.

One of the good relevant answers IMHO was given by Inglewood city which refused Wal-Mart the worst ever US company considering fair social treatment to install there. Wal-Mart is well known for having unfair social measures against his employees with ridiculous wages



Oh please :roll: . If Walmart was such an awful employer then how come it is the largest single employer in almost all 50 states? If it sold such awful products then how come it is the largest retailer in the world? People keep bashing Walmart and refuse to have anything to do with them - and by and large people don't. The only things that people do with Walmart is shop and work there.

It's always amusing to see groups of individuals protesting the opening of a Walmart in their community. Walmart being a ruthless capitalist corporation that it is, is actually quite easy to evict. DON'T SHOP THERE. If sales are low and the store isn't making money, believe it or not Walmart will close it. The problem is that the shops don't close because they make money and people shop there.

any fair service needs fair reward, the forever lower wages policy will destroy US social harmony, one has to maintain fair enough wages to allow US citizens to take the jobs. The market must remain free but not at any price, as some fences must be drawn somewhere to state what becomes unacceptable.



Generally speaking, what is "fair" is what other people are prepared to pay you, and what you are prepared to work for. If you don't believe that you're being paid adequately, then by all means refuse to work for a certain rate and the market (or you) will adjust. There are a number of J2EE developers here in Atlanta that turn their noses up at anything less than $50 or $60 an hour for a medium-term contract, and they do so because by and large that is a reasonably fair amount and they have talents that other (lower-priced) people do not. "fair wages" are really a way for people with few skills and little leverage to gain more money for themselves.

Believe it or not, despite I am a qualified IT pro whishing to immigrate, I am totally in favor of all statements of newest HR-4437 bill



Oh, so you're in favor of the section that makes you subject to a year's imprisonment if as a non-immigrant worker you are laid off?

the smart one is denying all but allowing some really needed resources on demand.



Are you therefore suggesting that the US is facing a critical shortage of foreign brides and the elderly parents of naturalized citizens? Since that's what US immigration policy is moving towards - it's not based on need, it's based on the nepotistic desires of the citizenry. That's a great recepie for offshoring if I ever saw one.

America is turning into Fortress Europe, where immigration and naturalization is almost impossible. 30 years from now we may find ourselves in the same situation as the Germans did a few years ago, when they tried to institute a "Green Card" policy for skilled Indian programmers (which really was akin to the US H-1B) and discovered that the Indians were strangely laughing at the Germans and moving to America where they could make more, live permanently and not have to be asked for "their papers, please" every week when a cop got bored.

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Sorry for interruption guys!!!

After reading the cry news from US locals bcos of H1B abuses, I hate to file my papers via a abusing body shopper. But I desire to file with a genuine company. Can somebody help me on that? I love to hear from guys who went to US through that clean way.

thanks,
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Hi enperu !

Sorry for interruption guys!!!

Don't be, you are in tone with topic's subject and welcome .

After reading the cry news from US locals bcos of H1B abuses, I hate to file my papers via a abusing body shopper. But I desire to file with a genuine company. Can somebody help me on that? I love to hear from guys who went to US through that clean way.

I am very afraid that you have to rely either on personnal Indian pals network to find a "genuine company", or to go immediately with a body shopper, since the former are extremely scarce but the latter offer plenty opportunities (through much work hardships leading to much turnover ). We have the very same issue certainly for whole Europe too (in France it is the case), 90% of hires are made through boddy shopers. Comments from Indian ranchers particulary welcome. But IMHO almost exclusively bodyshoppers may sponsor a first H1B in US right now (the very first H1B only, I don't speak about renewal in another company for it is outside cap).

Best regards, and good luck anyway.
 
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Originally posted by Kamnati Kabodhi:
dei..enperu..unperu sankara illa siddharatha??soluda venna



You guys don't get it, do you? When you start speaking in your native language in public, it feels horrible for other people. Can't you understand that??? At least provide an English translation. For private jokes or comments, use Private Message feature.

Ok, we get it. Tamil is the world's best and greatest language.
[ December 27, 2005: Message edited by: Ram Bhakt ]
 
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Hi Ram !

You guys don't get it, do you? When you start speaking in your native language in public, it feels horrible for other people. Can't you understand that??? At least provide an English translation. For private jokes or comments, use Private Message feature.

Well said. It is always the same guy "Kamnati Kabodhi" who does it, perhaps a personnal warning will be enough to fix this isolated case...

Ok, we get it. Tamil is the world's best and greatest language.

No Sir, it's Java !

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Hi Eric,

Considering the reports (I dont know how much percentage is abused) that h1b abuse is going on in a larger way, I personally feel that US consulates should be aware. Bcos of backlashes, they started asking for photos, brochures, tax returns, blah blah....I think, these things also may not be enough to stop the abusers. What do you feel ranchers?

I feel that US consulates dont count on this 100%, but doing this way bcos they are not good enough to crack down 100% or they support US corporates partially. Am I clear or vague?

Self interest also lies in this. I will not be pushed for a cheap labour, but privileged job with good salary like US citizen. I love to do that way, when right oppurtunity knocks my door.

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Originally posted by Ram Bhakt:


Ok, we get it. Tamil is the world's best and greatest language.



I dont agree with this. For every one thier own native language is greatest.
For Rnahcers Java is greatest language
 
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Originally posted by Eric Lemaitre:

Well said. It is always the same guy "Kamnati Kabodhi" who does it, perhaps a personnal warning will be enough to fix this isolated case...



Infact the original post owner name is not as per the Java Ranch naming policy. The words "enperu sollamaatene" are related to Tamil and it means that "I dont want to tell my name". This is against Java Ranch naming policy(http://www.javaranch.com/name.jsp)


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Lemme put my question in simple way.

We all know that US consulates refuse H1B visas through certain means. (Like 221g,....) Do they think, they have solved the problem of H1B abuse by 100%?

Is there anybody here working in consulate?

Rgds,
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Originally posted by Shankar Sidhaarth:
Lemme put my question in simple way.

We all know that US consulates refuse H1B visas through certain means. (Like 221g,....) Do they think, they have solved the problem of H1B abuse by 100%?

Is there anybody here working in consulate?

Rgds,
Shankar



Shankar,
I do not work at a Consulate nor do I profess to know how a Consulate works. How would you define a H1-B abuse? Ask different people and you will get different responses. Even an abuser will not acknowledge that he is misuing the visa.
To get a H1-B visa, a company has to prove that it could not find a "SUITABLE" candidate, then apply for the labor clearance, and then the BCIS clearance. Once the candidate receives the visa papers, he has to take the supporting documents and get the visa from the Consulate. Each step has many sub-steps and also alternatives. The interpretation of these steps may be genuine to one and may look like an abuse to others. Unlike doctors who have to pass the USMLE exams before they are even considered there is no quantifiable and verifiable means for the H1-B candidate. It is very subjective. This is the big reason why I feel that a good program has now delved to such controversies.

I do not think that you are going to hear the end of this issue soon. If you would like my opinion, I would suggest you to focus and develop yourself on some core competencies, get into some big/enterprising firms in India, differentiate yourself and the opportunities will come by themselves.
 
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Hi Shankar !

We all know that US consulates refuse H1B visas through certain means. (Like 221g,....) Do they think, they have solved the problem of H1B abuse by 100%?
Is there anybody here working in consulate?


Consulate seems far from being the single failure point ("H-1B professionals earning less than US counterparts: Report") : http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2006/01/01/stories/2006010102090500.htm

It looks like prevailing wages, while very easy to check (simple compare to national statistics publicly available), are not respected at all, H1B earning 30% less in average than US citizens at comparable skills level.

IMHO there is simply no check at all from whole US administration about labour visas fairness, H1B was fair before but from 2002 onwards H1B workers are nothing more than cheap nearshore staff for some US based companies. It has become common now to see bodyshoppers (mostly Indian, but nothing against them of course, simply all the ones I saw here on this forum were Indian) offering to provide H1B to find later job on US soil (illegal, job must be set first) providing that petitioner pays visa fees (illegal, company must do it for it is a business need for her) which is totally illegal because it is equivalent to labour visa sale by a company (labour visas may not be sold, they are provided on demand by USCIS). In clear US labour immigration laws are very often violated since recently by many companies without any retailation (except one recent exemple where a fine was paid, certainly far inferior to foul money gained by company).

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Originally posted by Shankar Sidhaarth:
Lemme put my question in simple way.

We all know that US consulates refuse H1B visas through certain means. (Like 221g,....) Do they think, they have solved the problem of H1B abuse by 100%?

Is there anybody here working in consulate?

Rgds,
Shankar



This is not directly related to the topic under discussion.. but since there are so many H1B aspirant following discussions on this forum.. just wanted to point out that 221g is not visa refusal..
221g is request for additional documents / extra time sought by US consulate for "Administrative Processing" etc. Visa refusal is something different.. you can get H1B even after multiple 221g on same petition..
Many a times the visa officer interviewing you would like to use this (221g query) to check for the authenticity of your employer.. typical 221g queries are..
List of employees working in the company.. their hire date.. Is the company H1B dependent (which is by the way is legal).. company tax record.. some photographs of company office in US�etc
If you are able to supply the documentary evidence which the officer is asking for, then you get H1B even after getting 221g queries..

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