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H-1B and E-3 Visa

H-1B visa: Questions and Answers

H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations.  This visa category requires that the beneficiary (the foreign worker) have a bachelor’s degree, and the petitioner (the U.S. company) can employ the worker for…
February 8, 2021
Approvals

H-1B Change of Status Petition approved by USCIS

We just had an H-1B Approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The H-1B petition was originally filed as Consular Processing and due to Covid-19 pandemic & Presidential proclamation 10052, the H-1B applicant has been unable to obtain an H-1B…
January 27, 2021
ImmigrationNews

Judge Blocks USCIS Application Fee Increase

California District Court Judge White has blocked the Department of Homeland Security’s fee increase, originally slated to take effect on October 2, 2020. The October 2 fee increase would have significantly increased the costs for most employment-based applications and other…
October 5, 2020