H-1B Transfer

H-1B Transfer Articles

  • H1B-Visa-Transfer Before Stamping Cover Photo

    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 visa fees 2021

    H-1B Visa Fees 2022-23: Extension, Amendment & Transfer Cost [Updated 3/28/22]

    Published on March 28, 2022

    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 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…

  • 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…