Tag: Non-Immigrant Visas
The new High-Skilled Workers rule granted new grace periods that those in non-immigrant status may not be aware of yet. You can use your grace period to prepare to begin employment in the country, plan to depart the United States, or take action to extend, change, or otherwise maintain lawful status. However, it is important to note that you are not authorized to work during that grace period. Who is eligible for a 60-day grace […]Continue Reading
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I’m excited to announce the release of my book, Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options for Employers, Foreign Nationals, and Graduating Students. As you prepare for 2017 hires, it will be helpful to understand the work visa options available to your employees. The book is currently available on Amazon, both in print and Kindle versions. Buy now.Continue Reading
The 2017 H-1B petition filing season is here! To maximize your chance of success, you need to prepare now. Starting April 3, USCIS will accept H-1B visa petition filings – subject to the annual cap – for the next fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2017. To maximize the chance that your petition will be accepted in this year’s anticipated lottery, we strongly recommend that H-1B visa petitions subject to the cap be ready to be […]Continue Reading
Will Your Immigration Case Be Impacted by the New Rule that Went into Effect on Jan. 17th?
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” took effect on January 17, 2017. The rule amends regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs, so you may be wondering if you will be impacted. If your case is adjudicated after January 17th, 2017, it will be subject to the new rule.Continue Reading
U.S. Immigration – Did you know that there are only 140,000 employment-based green cards available every year and that the per country cap results in high-skilled immigrants waiting for years, and sometimes decades, for a green card? Indian Immigrants Waiting PeriodContinue Reading