People from other countries who are planning to work in the United States can get an H1B Visa. The H1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows employers in the US to temporarily hire foreign professionals on specialty jobs for a brief period of three years—which can be extended to 6 years. Issued … Read more about H1B Visa News and Updates for 2018
Under the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act, H1B visas allow employers in the United States to employ graduate level foreign workers in specialty occupations. These jobs typically require technical or theoretical expertise in specialized fields like accounting, finance, mathematics, engineering, … Read more about Companies That Sponsor H1B Visas Most Consistently
The H1B VISA is a non-immigrant visa in the United States that allows United States companies and employers to hire foreign workers in special situations. These special situations could include specialized medical or technology industry jobs, position in education, or many other jobs defined in the … Read more about What You Need to Know About the H1B VISA in 2017
An H1B visa is a temporary, non-immigrant visa that allows the visa holder to work for a specific company within the United States. Because it is the employer who petitions for the visa and the visa is granted in connection with a particular job, many people are unaware that the visa holder may … Read more about Can You Change Jobs if You Have an H1B Visa?
Technically speaking, there is no such thing as an H1B transfer. An H1B visa is a nonimmigrant visa allowing a non-citizen to work temporarily for a specific company in the United States. When an H1B visa holder wishes to change employment, the prospective employer must submit a new H1B petition. … Read more about What is an H1B Transfer?
ke engineering, science, math or architecture, to name a few. Several Congressional legislators are attesting the program has unfairly denied Americans jobs at home, and has gaping loopholes that must be closed. As lawmakers push forward bills such as the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2016 and … Read more about Increasing Scrutiny of the H-1B Visa Program
The highly sought after H1B visa permits foreign skilled workers to work and reside in the U.S. under a lawful status for up to six years. The H1-B visa allows for a foreign national to have “dual intent.” This means that during the initial six year period, foreign workers are allowed to apply for … Read more about H1B Employers Requirements Checklist
Despite opposition from India, the U.S. Congress has officially imposed a new fee that will apply to certain categories of H-1B visas and L-1 visas. Congress has enacted this new fee in order to more effectively fund spending $1.1 trillion on a 9/11 health care act and biometric tracking system. The … Read more about U.S. Increases H-1B and L-1 Visa Fee for Indian Firms
The Fiscal Year 2017 (April 1, 2016) H1B filing deadline is fast approaching and this year promises to be just as competitive as last year. The number of qualified candidates continues to dwarf the H1B visa cap which has not been increased despite last year’s record number of submitted petitions. … Read more about Hiring H1B Cap Exempt Candidates
USCIS has issued final guidance as to when to file a new or amended H1B petition when there is a change in the location of work being performed by the H1B candidate. This guidance was provided to help eliminate filing uncertainties felt by H1B employers. Potential H1B workers and H1B employers … Read more about When To File An Amended H1B Petition
April 1, 2016 will be the first day that USCIS will begin to accept H1B visa cap petitions for the 2017 fiscal year. Obtaining an H1B visa has become increasingly more difficult in recent years as the pool of candidates continues to increase while the cap has not. For this reason, it is essential … Read more about 2017 H1B Visa Filing Timeline
The upcoming quota for 2017 is expected to be filled by the beginning of April 2016, and this approaching date means that the H1B cap can create dual complexities for employers: First, to be considered in the H1B lottery, H1B petitions must be filed on time; and Second, to guarantee successful … Read more about Avoiding 2017 H1B Visa Cap Filing Mistakes