Immigration Blog

FAQs about the New Rule’s Impact on H-1B Cap Exemptions

The H-1B visa is highly sought-after. For several years now, the annual cap of 85,000 has been reach within days of the start of the filing season every April. One way to help employers apply to obtain a cap-exempt H-1B visa is to help them determine if they can be considered a cap-exempt organization or whether a foreign national could qualify to work concurrently for both cap-subject and cap-exempt organizations. The new High-Skilled Workers rule […]

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Premium Processing Suspended Temporarily

The USCIS announced that it is temporarily suspending premium processing of all I-129 H-1B petitions. The suspension will begin on April 3, 2017, the first business day for filing H-1B cap petitions.  USCIS has indicated the suspension may last up to six months.

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Tips to Prepare for a Successful New H-1B Filing

Here are our top five tips for H-1B filing: Your H-1B petition must be ready to be filed by April 3rd, 2017. It’s crucial to start preparing now. Don’t delay! Your position must relate to your educational credentials. The H-1B requires at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. That education must be related to the job you will perform in the United States.

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Trouble Getting a License for H-1B

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 […]

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