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  • h-1b visa fees 2021

    H-1B Fees: Who Pays for What and How Much (Updated: 3/29/21)

    Published on February 12, 2021

    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 fees that are unique and set it apart from other nonimmigrant visas. Knowing what these fees are, how they should be paid, and who is responsible for them is essential to…

  • H-1B Transfer RFE

    H-1B Transfer RFE – The Complete Guide

    Published on August 12, 2020

    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…

  • H-1B amendment for location change

    H-1B Amendment for Location Change

    Published on June 26, 2020

    One of the hallmarks of the H-1B visa is the fact 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 main reason why the H-1B is so…

  • H1B Grace Period 2017

    H-1B Grace Period After Employment Termination

    Published on June 20, 2020

    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.

  • 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…

  • H-1B Transfer Denial

    H-1B Transfer Denied: Rejection Reasons and Alternatives

    Published on May 01, 2020

    Recently, there has been a steady rise in the rate of denials on H-1B visa transfer petitions. Reports show that, between 2009 and 2017, the denial rate was never more than 6%. But in 2018, it increased to 12%, before rising again to 18% in 2019. 

  • H-1B Transfer After October 1st

    H-1B Transfer After October 1st

    Published on March 06, 2020

    An H-1B transfer is intended for individuals who want to change from one employer to another. However, you must have active H-1B status first in order to make the switch. If you’ve selected for an H-1B transfer after October 1st, the good news is that your petition with Company A will either have already been…

  • Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B

    Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B Without OPT or Graduation

    Published on January 07, 2019

    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…