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H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reasons and Alternatives

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If you have submitted a petition for H1B transfer, you may be worried that it will be denied. While working alongside a qualified attorney can help alleviate these fears, it helps to know the possibilities.  There are numerous contributing factors for an H-1B Transfer denial by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Some of the common reasons for denials that affect both the petitioner (employer) and the beneficiary (employee) are as follows:

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H1B Visa 2018 Lottery Predictions | Exemptions, Process, Cap, Dates

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The H1B visa is a highly sought-after immigration option for those possessing bachelor’s degrees and higher education degrees. If you are applying for the H1B Visa 2018 lottery,  you were probably not selected in the visa lottery last year or in recent prior years. The good news is that you can apply again this season! Due to the fact that the window is rapidly approaching it’s best to start preparing early. This involves gathering the necessary documents, securing legal counsel and filing the appropriate forms. In this post, we’ll be exploring some H1B 2018 lottery predictions for the upcoming season.

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H1B Visa Fees 2018 – Petition, Transfer, Extension, Refund, Increase

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Are you filing for the H1B visa 2017-2018 season? If so, then you’re likely wondering what sort of filing fees and costs are associated with the process. By law, many of the H1B visa fees must be paid by the employer or sponsoring company. However, there are some third-party costs related to the petition preparation that may be paid by either the employer or the foreign worker.

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H1B Masters Quota, Cap Eligibility, Lottery – The Complete Guide: 2018

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Foreign professionals who possess advanced educational degrees have the benefit of being able to file under the advanced degree exemption, otherwise known as the “Master’s cap” during the H1B Visa Season. Due to the highly competitive nature of the H1B visa process, this exemption is a great advantage that some foreign professionals may not be aware of. In this post, we’ll explore the H1B Masters Quota 2018 and how you can stack your chances of selection.

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H1B Visa 2018 Complete Guide: News, Cap, Lottery Predictions, Timeline, Sponsors

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H1B Visa 2018 Cap Season Background

It’s that time of year again—the highly competitive H1B Visa 2018 season officially starts April 1st. If you weren’t fortunate enough to be selected last year then this article will serve as your ULTIMATE guide! H1B Visas are dedicated to foreign professionals in specialty occupations including computer programmers, architects, physicians, dentists, engineers, accountants and more.

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H1B Masters Degree Exemption 2017-2018: Cap Eligibility Requirements

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With the H1B Visa 2017-2018 season in full swing, foreign workers and employers are in the midst of preparing their petitions for submission on or after April 1, 2017. An additional 20,000 spots are made available each H-1B season to accommodate foreign nationals who hold advanced degrees. In order to receive approval for the H1B visa master’s degree exemption, however, specialty workers must adhere to the strict requirements–otherwise, they risk their petition being denied.

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H1B Visa Requirements for Doctors and Physicians

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Foreign medical graduates often desire to leave their country to further their careers in the United States. The H1B is highly sought after by foreign professionals seeking employment in specialty occupations within the U.S. However, obtaining an H1B visa for doctors and physicians comes with its own set of requirements. Continue reading