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H-1B Lottery 2019-2020 | Results, Process, and Chances (Updated 4/12/19)

H-1B Lottery 2020 ResultsCheck out “The Complete Guide on H-1B Visa 2019-20 News, Quota, Lottery Predictions

UPDATE (4/12/2019): The United States Citizen and Immigration Services officially announced on April 11, 2019 that the H-1B lottery was completed for fiscal year 2019-20. 201,011 petitions were received from the beginning of the season (April 1st) to the official completion date on April 5th, making this one of the largest H-1B pools since the beginning of the lottery. On April 11th, the computer-generation selection process picked at random the designated number of petitions to meet the cap.

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E-2 Visa Under Trump

E-2 Visa Under Trump

An E-2 visa allows foreign nationals to live, work, and set up businesses in the United States. The key benefit of the E-2 visa is the fact that holders can apply for unlimited extensions and the fact that an investor can come along with their family to the U.S. under this visa category as well. However, getting an E-2 visa under Trump is different than it was before the administration began.  Continue reading

L-1 Visa FAQs

L-1 Visa FAQs

An L-1 visa permits non-immigrants to reside and work in the U.S. under the L-1 status. This visa is valid for a relatively small amount of time, ranging from one to five years. The duration allowed will depend on the nationality of the applicant and the reciprocity schedule that exists with their home country. With extensions, you can stay in the U.S. for up to 7 years. Here are the details on everything you need to know about L-1 visas. Continue reading

H-1B RFE Reasons and Responses

H-1B RFE

Not all responses from the USCIS about your H-1B petition will be approvals, rejections, or denials. Sometimes, you will be sent an H-1B RFE to provide more information to the USCIS and help them make a decision on your case. It is important to recognize and RFE when you get one and to act accordingly and swiftly.

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L-1 to H-1B Change of Status

L-1 to H-1B Change of Status

Having an L-1 visa can be highly advantageous to you if you work for a multinational company. But there are many circumstances that may cause you to need to change your status from an L-1 to an H-1B visa. While there are some similarities between these two nonimmigrant work visas, there are also some key differences that may make one option much better than the other depending on your situation.

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H1B Revoked & Layoffs: FAQs

H-1B Revoked & Layoffs

Getting an H-1B visa is no small feat. Between finding an employer to sponsor you, being selected in the cap, and waiting until October 1st to start working, the H-1B is a visa that is more involved than most other nonimmigrant options. For this reason, having your H-1B revoked can be devastating. Even though it’s not a denial or rejection, a revocation can be just as difficult to overcome, if not more difficult.

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