Although the H-1B cap favors employers hiring professionals under the program, employers must be aware of the compliance risks. The current enforcement initiatives include closer scrutiny of use of the H-1B program. The Aug. 18, 2010 DOL news release announced that Smartsoft International Inc., a computer consulting company based in Suwanee, Ga., has agreed to pay nearly $1 million in back wages and interest to 135 nonimmigrant workers employed under the H-1B visa program. See link at 32910