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Your Benefits as an H-1B Visa Holder in the US

January 24, 2023
Out of all the visa categories available for foreign citizens, the H-1B is easily the most popular. The benefits begin with who you can bring and how you can travel, but they extend well beyond the immediate advantages. What can you expect to receive as an H-1B beneficiary in the United States? We have the answers right here.

What's the Difference Between an H-1B Visa and a Green Card?

December 9, 2022
If you’re trying to get to or stay in the United States, but you’re not a citizen, you’ll need documentation that permits this action. But this document varies for each person. Two of the most common types of legal authority that do this are the H-1B visa and the Green Card. They’re often used in the same context but perform different roles. Understanding the two helps you determine which one is right for you and your family.

How Many Times Can You Apply for an H-1B Visa?

November 18, 2022
The H-1B visa affords the holder many rights, such as the ability to enter the United States, where they can live and work for up to six years in three-year increments. It's also a dual-intent visa, and holders can begin the steps to apply for a Green Card while in the US under an H-1B visa.

Facts and Processes About the H-1B Visa

November 16, 2022
The H-1B visa is a popular document in great demand by foreign workers and US employers who wish to hire them. The steps to take to obtain this visa are straightforward, but the process is anything but simple. Here are the facts about this visa and what you need to know before you begin the application process.

What is a Dual-Intent Visa?

November 14, 2022
In your search to find the ideal visa to take you to the United States, you’ve heard the phrase “dual-intent visa.” This visa is also called the H-1B, and it allows foreign nationals to stay in the US for a short period while possibly immigrating into the country permanently. Most temporary visas are approved with the knowledge that the holder is returning home when the validity period ends. But the H-1B visa gives you the right to enter the US with a “dual intent.” What can you do under this visa, and how does it work? This short guide explains everything you need to know about dual-intent visas.

Starting a Business as an H-1B Visa Holder

November 10, 2022
The H-1B visa is a versatile way to enter the United States as a foreign worker. It also has the benefit of being “dual intent,” so once you’re in the country, you can start taking steps to obtaing your green card if you choose to do so.

Changing Your H-1B Visa to a Marriage Green Card

October 31, 2022
You found the love of your life while working in the US on an H-1B visa, and now, you don’t want to leave them. But to remain in the States, you’ll need a green card. Luckily, you’re already on the right track since an H-1B visa is also called a “dual intent” document because it lets you work toward a green card while you’re employed as a foreign worker. So how can you adjust your status from H-1B to a marriage green card? This guide walks you through everything you need to know to get your “happily ever after.”

How to Get a Green Card With an H-1B Visa

September 12, 2022
If your goal is to become a permanent United States resident by obtaining a Green Card, an H-1B visa is a great place to start. While most U.S. visas don’t permit you to work toward this goal, the H-1B visa, often called a “dual intent” visa, does. This article will cover everything you need to know on the path to your Green Card.

H-1B Visa Benefits

September 6, 2022
Considering petitioning for an H-1B visa? You’re in good company. This document has long been the most popular method of obtaining permission to work in the United States from outside countries. The benefits of the H-1B visa are extensive, and if you’re a foreign professional who qualifies for approval, you’ll enjoy these advantages.

Comparing the H1-B and O-1 Visa Applications

April 7, 2022
One of the problems with the H1-B visa is the long application cycle that can create an out-of-status situation for some applicants. The O-1 visa, however, is available immediately once it has been granted.
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