H-1B Transfer

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  • Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B

    Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B – Without OPT or Graduation – Complete 2023 Guide

    Published on January 07, 2023

    The F-1 visa is a student category visa, allowing holders to come to the United States as full-time students. But many students want to transition to working in the U.S. after their studies, and the H-1B visa is one of the most popular work visas available. The question is: can you transfer to an H-1B…

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    H-1B Visa Fees 2023: Extension, Amendment & Transfer Cost

    Published on January 03, 2023

    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…

  • H-1B transfer denied

    H-1B Transfer Denied: What Are Your Options? [2022]

    Published on December 13, 2022

    Recently, there has been a steady decline in the rate of denials on H-1B visa transfer petitions. Reports based on data from USCIS show that the denial rate dropped 4% in FY 2021, a stark contrast to the 24% denial rate in 2018 and 21% in 2019. Industry analysts speculate that the denial rate in…

  • H-1B Transfer RFE

    H-1B Transfer RFE – The Complete Guide

    Published on October 20, 2022

    When individuals receive an H-1B transfer RFE in the mail, their first reaction is often to panic. While this may be a common response, an H-1B transfer RFE (Request for Evidence) is merely a request on behalf of the USCIS for additional proof before an H-1B approval or denial. With that being said, it should…

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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.

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    H-1B Visa Transfer Before Stamping

    Published on August 23, 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…

  • H-1B Amendment for Location Change

    Published on July 22, 2022

    One of the hallmarks of the H-1B visa is that it holds a few advantages over other nonimmigrant visa classifications. A chief advantage is its portability. Being able to change employers, work full or part-time, and even work for multiple different employers simultaneously is a primary reason why the H-1B is so competitive. However, you…

  • H-1B Transfer Premium Processing

    H-1B Transfer Premium Processing | Process and Timeline

    Published on May 08, 2020

    An H-1B transfer is the best course of action for individuals who are currently on H-1B visa status but want to transfer their status to a different employer. Unlike the regular H-1B season, these are not subject to quota restrictions so the new employer can submit an H-1B visa transfer petition to USCIS at any…