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As April 1 H1-B Application Deadline Looms, Remember Changes to Rules and Lottery Process
March 22, 2019
When the USCIS begins accepting applications for H1-B visas on April 1, it will do so under new rules that bring significant changes to the H-1B lottery process.
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Last-Minute Changes to H-1B Visa Process Announced
February 4, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has posted the final rule amending regulations that govern H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those that may be eligible for the advanced degree exemption.
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What 2019 Has In Store for the H-1B Visa Program
January 29, 2019
We’re not sure what will ultimately happen in the employment immigration arena this year, but there’s a lot of potential for change.
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Employers May Be Impacted by Changes to 2019 H-1B Visa Application Process
January 2, 2019
Employers who have sponsored H-1B Visas for foreign workers know that the process to do so is no easy task.
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USCIS Proposes Significant Changes to the H-1B Lottery Process
December 4, 2018
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule which, if finalized after notice and comment, would significantly change the H-1B lottery process.
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H1-B Visa Applications Facing Greater Scrutiny
August 22, 2018
A report by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) reveals that the denial rate for H1-B petitions increased significantly in the 4th quarter of Fiscal Year 2017.
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H-1B Worker Who Quits Cannot Be Required to Pay Back H-1B Fees
May 21, 2018
An H-1B Visa allows a non-immigrant worker to work temporarily in the US for a sponsoring employer.  An employer must petition for an H-1B Visa on the employee’s behalf; an employee can’t do it, and the costs of petitioning for an H-1B Visa are substantial.
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H1B Lottery Completed
April 16, 2018
The H-1B program allows companies in the United States to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent.
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You’ve Filed the H1B Petition, Now What?
April 6, 2018
Many companies seeking approval for H1B workers are breathing a sigh of relief.
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USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing Option for H-1Bs for Certain Nonprofit and Educational Institution Petitioners
July 25, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that it will now accept requests for premium processing services for H-1B petitions filed by petitioning employers that fit into any of the following categories:
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