H-1B Rules

Key Updates

  • BREAKING NEWS: USCIS has announced that they reached the FY 2025 H-1B numerical allocations, including the master’s cap. Petitioners have until June 30, 2024, to file the H-1B cap petitions for selected individuals.

H-1B Rules Articles

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    H-1B Cap Exempt Employers

    Published on April 04, 2024

    The H-1B visa is intended for foreign professionals who are hired by U.S. employers for their skills and expertise in a specialized occupation. However, the H-1B visa has an annual cap of 65,000. Unlike the regular and advanced degree categories, the H-1B cap exempt category does not have a set quota or annual limit. In…

  • H-1B Cap 2024-2025: Complete Guide on Process, Timelines, Registration, Fees

    Published on April 04, 2024

    The H-1B Visa 2024-25 cap filing season is right around the corner. It’s time to look at the H1-B visa lottery, including H-1B registration, requirements, and potential changes. Use this guide as your one-stop shop for all your H-1B visa 2024 information, news, and updates.

  • H-1B to Green Card: Processing Time, Steps & Options

    Published on April 04, 2024

    The H-1B visa is especially popular because it is considered “dual intent” which means the visa holder can not only enter the U.S. but also seek lawful permanent resident status (green card status). In this guide, you’ll learn the  H1B to green card process including steps for the best chances of approval. 

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    H-1B Amendment for Location Change

    Published on March 13, 2024

    The H-1B visa is known for its advantages over other nonimmigrant visa classifications. One of its most significant benefits is its portability. This means that holders of the H-1B visa can change employers, work full-time or part-time, or even work for multiple employers at the same time. However, it is essential to note that you…

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    H-1B Grace Period: 10 Days, 60 Days and 180 Days

    Published on February 23, 2024

    Losing an H-1B employment opportunity before the agreed-upon period ends can be very stressful. Fortunately, there are protections in place so that you have a period of time to secure alternative employment should an unforeseen termination occur. The 60-day H-1B grace period can be used to find another employer, change visa status, or leave the…

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    H-1B Visa Lottery Questions & Answers | Free Q&A Webinar

    Published on February 22, 2024

    We recently hosted an enlightening webinar focused on the intricacies of the H-1B Visa Lottery, drawing a diverse audience ranging from international professionals to U.S. employers, current H-1B holders, students, graduates, and HR professionals. The session, led by a panel of experienced immigration attorneys, provided a deep dive into the complexities of the H-1B visa…