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Tag: H-1B

How Do I Complete the I-9 Verification of an F-1 Student Under the H-1B Cap-Gap?

Some F-1 students whose H-1B petitions were timely filed with an October 1 start date and requested change of status are eligible for a cap-gap extension of status and employment authorization. The cap-gap is the period between when the F-1 student status would end and the H-1B status begins on October 1. What Does the “Cap-Gap” Entail? Qualifying students are legally able to live and work in the United States during the “cap-gap” period. The […]

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Use This Handy Checklist to Help You Get Ready for the H-1B Cap Filing Season

To start to give you some peace of mind and make this process go as smoothly as possible for you, we have created an initial checklist of documents and information that employers and employees should be gathering now.  Download the checklist.

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Webinar: Preparing for the FY22 H-1B Season

This webinar will break down: the registration process (if there is one), the H-1B cap process (and application of the new rule, if there is one), overcoming current challenges,  F-1 students and cap gap, and more! It will take place on Thursday, January 28 from 2-3 pm. Mark your calendars, and be on the lookout for a signup email in the near future.

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With Another H-1B Cap Season on the Books, We Say “Thank You” to Our Clients

This H-1B cap season has been extraordinary in so many ways. We’re continuing to learn and improve. We’re more determined and passionate. If you were not selected this year and/or are looking to file next year, we look forward to working with you with the same focus and determination to help you achieve your goals.  The official filing for the H-1B FY2022 begins March 2021. We will begin working with our clients for the FY22 […]

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What You Need to Know about This Years’ Cap-Gap and H-1B Cap Petitions Pending Adjudication

We are happy to report that we have begun to receive receipt notices for some H-1B FY2021 cap-subject petitions! Below are answers to FAQs to help employers and their F-1 cap-gap students continue to plan for the H-1B cap-gap. Have receipt notices from the Vermont Service Center come in yet?  No. We’re still waiting for the receipt notices for the H-1B cap petitions filed with the Vermont Service Center (VSC), which has reported having issues […]

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In the Profession: Courage Is Grace Under Pressure

Proud of our team’s work and courage in completing various, complex H-1B work visa filings while working remotely. Grateful for one client’s note: “Great news. Thank you, for all the hard work and persistence getting this thing pulled together – remotely, no less. I know it was a lot of work for everyone involved. We appreciate it! We’ll look forward to hearing from the government next.” 

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