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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.

How to Practice for an H-1B Visa Interview

October 25, 2022
You’re a professional in your field, but no matter how skilled and competent you are, preparing for an H-1B visa interview can be intimidating. Here, we’ll show you how to practice for your one-on-one meeting with an immigration officer when you go through consular processing.

H-1B LCA: What Is It, and How Can Yours Be Approved?

October 17, 2022
Statistically speaking, the H-1B visa is the most in-demand option for people trying to come to the United States. The employer and employee must meet specific criteria to obtain the visa, but it all begins with the H-1B Labor Condition Application from the Department of Labor. This application, called an LCA, is the foundation for the rest of the H-1B petition. This guide walks you through the details of an LCA and how to get yours approved.

Examples of Cap-Exempt Jobs

October 12, 2022
The typical foreign worker applying for an H-1B visa goes through the regular and advanced degree path. However, these paths require each petition to go through a random lottery selection, making it difficult to ensure yours is selected. However, if you qualify for a cap-exempt job, you can skip this part of the process. We’ll explain how to do that and what kinds of jobs qualify as cap-exempt here.

What to Do When Your H-1B Transfer is Denied

October 4, 2022
The denial rate for H-1B transfers has steadily risen over the past few years. If you want to avoid having yours denied, or you’ve submitted it, and it already was, read this guide. We’ll show you the most common reasons for rejections and how to overcome them and get your transfer approved or find alternatives.

How to File an H-1B Visa Transfer

September 29, 2022
You worked hard to get your H-1B visa to work in the United States under an approved employer. But now, you’re ready to expand your career into other avenues. Can you legally transfer your job while you’re in the country on this visa, and if so, how?

H-1B Visas for Teachers

September 22, 2022
Are you a primary, secondary, or college teacher with a job offer in the United States? You may be eligible for an H-1B visa as a foreign worker in a specialty occupation. But teachers have unique challenges to overcome to get approved for this visa. Here are all the details you need to know as a foreign professional trying to teach in the US.

H-1B Info for Physicians

September 21, 2022
Doctors are in demand around the world, so your career has unlimited borders — as long as you have a visa. If your next professional goal is to work in the United States, an H-1B visa might be your next step. Here, we’ll explain what this visa does, how you become eligible for it, and what your other options are.

H1-B Visa Transfer Caps: What Are They, and What Do They Mean for You?

September 6, 2022
Not everyone seeking to enter the U.S., change jobs (transfer), or extend their time there on an H-1B work visa is approved.  This article will explain the different cap limits and requirements for each. Knowing which type of visa application fits your qualifications can increase your chances of gaining, extending, or transferring an H-1B visa.

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.
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