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  • Revamping the H-1B Registration System USCIS Cover Photo

    Why Revamping the H-1B Registration System Should Be Prioritized by USCIS

    Published on October 05, 2023

    The H1B registration system in the United States, designed to attract highly skilled foreign workers, is not without its flaws. One significant issue lies in the annual lottery-based selection process. The system operates on a first-come, first-served basis, allowing employers to submit registrations for their prospective employees during a limited period. This approach, however, favors…

  • Can H-1B Workers Work Remotely?

    Published on September 07, 2023

    The remote work revolution, spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic, has reshaped the landscape of work, transforming how businesses operate. The H-1B visa allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require specialized knowledge. But can H-1B workers work remotely like their American counterparts? The answer is yes — but it’s…

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    H-1B to Green Card: Process, Steps & Timeline

    Published on August 14, 2023

    The H-1B visa is the most popular U.S. visa due to its numerous benefits, especially the opportunity to apply for a green card application. One of the most common terms related to the H-1B visa is “dual intent” which refers to certain temporary visa classifications with the option of green card application. Not all temporary/nonimmigrant…

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    H-1B Cap Exempt Employers

    Published on July 06, 2023

    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…

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    H-1B Visa 2023-2024 Cap Season Definitive Guide

    Published on January 31, 2023

    The H-1B Visa 2023-24 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 2024 lottery, there are only a few short months left before filing. Use this guide as your one-stop shop…

  • Will Getting a Promotion While On H-1B Status Affect My Green Card

    Will Getting a Promotion While On H-1B Status Affect My Green Card and I-140?

    Published on November 11, 2022

    One of the many benefits of having an H-1B visa is the flexibility it brings to your work in the U.S. From its portability to the ability to work toward your green card, it’s no wonder why so many people petition for this competitive visa each year. If you have recently gotten or are scheduled…

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    H-1B Grace Period After Employment Termination

    Published on October 20, 2022

    Employees that work under the regulations of the H-1B visa have often run into difficulty if they ever find that their employment is terminated. Fortunately, the Federal Register is implementing a Final Rule that gives certain provisions and an H-1B grace period to those that need some time to find other employment.

  • TN Visa to Green Card 2023

    TN Visa to Green Card: Process and Key Steps

    Published on October 15, 2022

    There are many effective ways to live in work in the U.S. temporarily, one of which being the advantageous TN visa. With no annual cap and a relatively low cost to apply, the TN is the perfect visa for Canadian and Mexican workers. But what if you want to make your stay a permanent one?…