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Worksite Inspections for H-1B Visa Holders

January 23, 2023
When you employ or are an H-1B foreign worker, you can expect to have a USCIS official at your place of employment at least once during the visa’s active period. Worksite inspections are common and ensure the conditions set when the visa was granted remain in place. But what does “place of employment” mean, and what will the official look for during that inspection? Read on to find out.

The Employer's Role When the H-1B Employee is Terminated

January 17, 2023
While the H-1B beneficiary is the nonimmigrant employee performing the work of a specialty occupation, the employer plays a starring role in the process, too. Employers must initiate the H-1B petition, promise to fulfill certain duties and obligations, and continue to follow through with the government requirements as long as the employee is in their hire. But what happens when the H-1B visa beneficiary is terminated? This article explains what role employers must take in these situations.

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.

How to Complete an H-1B Amendment for a Location Change

October 24, 2022
When you’re approved for an H-1B visa, all may be going well on the job, but sometimes, hiccups like location changes are out of your control. Your employer is expanding or relocating and wants you to go with them. However, since you’re working in the United States under a visa with specific criteria attached to it, you must follow the steps to complete an amendment for a location change. It’s not too complicated, and we’ll walk you through everything you need to know right here.

What to Do if Your H-1B Visa is Revoked

October 20, 2022
Getting your H-1B visa is an excellent step in your career, but what happens if it’s revoked while you’re in the United States? Can you and your family stay in your temporary home if you’re laid off? We’ll explain the laws and requirements about what you need to do if you face a visa revocation or layoff here.

What's the H-1B Visa Stamping Process Like

September 14, 2022
Your visa has been approved, and you’re on your way to the United States for your next life and career journey. But you’re not in the clear yet. Your next hurdle is the H-1B stamping process. This is where the government endorses your visa, which requires an interview, more paperwork, photos, and H-1B document verification. You’ve done the hard part already; this article will help you overcome the last obstacle to your new life.
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