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What is the H-1B Cap-exempt? How is it Applied? How Does it Work?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B, H1B to Green Card Process

What is the H-1B Cap-exempt? How is it Applied? How Does it Work? What is a Cap-Exempt H-1B? H1B cap-exemptions are for nonprofit that are affiliated with an institution of higher education. The H1B is a nonimmigrant visa that is given to foreign workers with special occupations. The H1B visa cap dedicated 65,000 petitions… Read More »

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H-1B Visas Immigration Lawyer

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

H-1B Visa Requirements: Position Requirements The job offered must be filed as a “specialty occupation.” A specialty occupation orders for a bachelor’s degree or an advanced level of education certification. There are distinct positions that may not mandate a bachelor’s degree due to the complexity or particular listed duties. However, most positions categorized under… Read More »

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H-1B Visas for Temporary Workers

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

Your employer or agent may file a petition to classify you as an H-1B temporary worker if you work in a specialty occupation, engage in cooperative research and development projects administered by the U.S. Department of Defense, or are a fashion model of distinguished merit and ability Who is eligible? There are three types… Read More »

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How long does it take for adjustment of status?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

Do I Need an Immigration Attorney for an H1B? A frequent question that comes up for foreign nationals that want to apply for an H1B visa position in the US is whether an immigration attorney is necessary. The short answer is no, since technically your sponsor will be taking care of the petition and… Read More »

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H1B Visa Interview at the US Consulate Office Questions and Tips

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

H1B Visa Interview at the US Consulate Office A visa interview at a US Consulate Office is often a worrying prospect for many people, and being fully prepared for the interview is essential. Below, we’ve put together some of the most common questions that Consular Officers ask during an H1B interview. You should be… Read More »

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H-1B Visa Extension

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

Requirements for H1B Visa Extension beyond 6 years: Certain H-1B holders who have had a Labor Certification Application (or an employment-based preference immigration petition if the foreign national has been able to bypass the labor certification stage) pending for more than 365 days may be able to extend their H-1B visa beyond the 6-year… Read More »

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Changes to H1B Extension Rules

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

Changes to H-1B Extension Rules The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reportedly considering new regulations that would limit the ability of H1B workers who are in the lawful permanent residence (LPR) process to obtain an extension of their H-1B status beyond the usual six-year limit of authorized stay. The reported proposal, which arises… Read More »

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H-1B Application Accepted: Now What?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

H-1B cap season is here. On April 2, USCIS began accepting applications for the H-1B visa lottery, and if last year is any indication of the time it will take to close, it should be around five days. While waiting to have an H-1B application accepted, you may be wondering what to expect. When… Read More »

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H1B1

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: H1B

An H1B1 visa (sub-classification) is a temporary work visa specifically for citizens of Chile and Singapore with a job offer in a specialty occupation in the US. The Chile & Singapore Free Trade Agreement requires the USCIS to exempt 6,800 H1B visas from the H1B visa cap and be reserved for eligible citizens of… Read More »

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