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    H-1B Visa 2023-2024 Cap Season: The Definitive Guide [Updated 1/31/23]

    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

    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?…

  • Traveling on an H-1B Visa

    H-1B Travel While Your I-485 Is Pending

    Published on October 14, 2022

    Many H-1B visa holders who have filed I-485 applications are finding difficulty identifying the proper procedure for reentry into the United States after traveling abroad. However, there are two possibilities that can occur depending on the specific visa status. The foreign national has the option to either reenter the country through Advance Parole (AP) or…

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    Can an H-1B Holder Start a Business?

    Published on October 11, 2022

    Because the H-1B visa is in such high demand due to its versatility and dual intent, the USCIS has placed strict rules concerning the nature of a visa applicant’s work. While it’s common knowledge that a foreign professional needs a job offer from a U.S. employer to apply, is it possible for an H-1B holder…

  • H-1B Revoked & Layoffs

    H1B Revoked & Layoffs: FAQs

    Published on September 21, 2022

    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…

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    H-1B Application Process: Step by Step Guide

    Published on September 17, 2022

    The H-1B application process is highly complex and involves numerous steps, which are described in detail on this page. H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits foreign workers in specialty occupations to enter the country. While the H-1B already has an application process that is more complicated than most other visas, this fiscal year,…