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  • H1B visa transfer before stamping

    H-1B Visa Transfer Before Stamping

    Published on July 15, 2022

    Imagine that you are going through the H-1B visa approval process through company A, but company B provides you with an offer that is either more secure or more lucrative. Before you apply for an H-1B visa transfer (or more accurately, an H-1B petition with a new employer) before stamping, consider discussing your situation with a…

  • h1b masters cap

    H-1B Master’s Cap: The Definitive Guide to Increasing Your Odds (Updated 3/28/22)

    Published on March 28, 2022

    As we enter the H-1B 2022-2023 season, U.S. employers and prospective foreign employees are preparing to submit their registrations and enter the annual H-1B lottery. One way to make your registration stand out is to enter the H-1B master’s cap degree exemption, a separate lottery for those who possess advanced degrees from eligible institutions. It…

  • H-1B Lottery

    H-1B Lottery 2022-2023 Predictions and Tips: The Definitive Guide [Updated 3/28/22]

    Published on March 28, 2022

    Tens of thousands of skilled immigrants petition for the highly sought-after H-1B visa each year. Last year during the H-1B lottery, USCIS received over 300,000 registrations. Of those, USCIS did not select 193,396 (64%)  and chose 115,217 (37%).  Since so many people petition each year, USCIS places an annual limit on the number of H-1B…

  • H-1B Visa 2022

    H-1B Visa 2022-2023 Cap Season: The Definitive Guide [Updated 3/28/22]

    Published on March 28, 2022

    The H1-B Visa 2022-23 cap filing season is right around the corner. It’s time to look at the H1-B Visa lottery season including H1-B registration, requirements, and potential changes. With many new changes to the H-1B 2022 lottery, there are only a few short months left before it’s time to file. It is in your…

  • h-1b visa fees 2021

    H-1B Visa Fees 2022-23: Extension, Amendment & Transfer Cost [Updated 3/28/22]

    Published on March 28, 2022

    Understanding the ins and outs of the most popular U.S. work visa can save you both time and money. The H-1B visa has several unique fees that set it apart from other nonimmigrant visas. Knowing the H-1B fees, how to pay them, and who is responsible for them is essential to avoid simple errors. If…

  • h1b lottery results

    H1B Lottery Results: The Definitive Guide on 2022-23 Lottery Chances (Updated: 3/28/22)

    Published on March 28, 2022

    We have the full information on last year’s H-1B lottery results as well as some information on your H-1B lottery chances in the 2022-2023 season. Under the regular cap, 65,000 petitions will be selected in addition to 20,000 for the advanced degree exemption. Here you’ll find what your current H-1B lottery odds are, and we’ll…

  • H-1B Restrictions in Final Stages(1)

    Entering Final Stage of Regulations to Restrict H-1B Visas

    Published on September 12, 2020

    The Department of Homeland security (DHS) is finalizing plans to further restrict H-1B visas. DHS has already sent the new regulation to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final review, and it will likely be published in the near future. 

  • H-1B Cap-Exempt Jobs

    Non-Profit Requirements for H-1B Cap Exempt Jobs

    Published on June 22, 2020

    When most foreign workers consider applying for the H-1B visa, their minds immediately turn to the regular and advanced degree quotas. While these two categories are of significant importance, they aren’t the only options available to qualified foreign workers. There are a number of scenarios that permit cap-exempt eligibility, which we will explore in this…