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June 2017 Archives

The valuable roles H-1B workers can play in the workplace

Among the visa-related issues an employer here in the U.S. may find itself navigating in relation to its workforce are H-1B visa issues. An employer might end up pursuing such work visas in relation to foreign workers that it wants to hire for specialty jobs within its organization. Complicated issues can arise for an employer during the process of petitioning for an H-1B visa for a foreign worker and gathering the documentation and building up the case to support such a petition. Employers can seek out advice and guidance on H-1B visa issues from immigration lawyers skilled in work visa matters.

Immigration issues for foreign nationals with degrees

Among the things foreign nationals desiring to come to the U.S. vary in is their education level. Some have college degrees or higher degrees. What degrees a person from another country has can have implications for them when it comes to U.S. immigration matters.

Bill would exempt some workers from the H-1B visa cap

When a specialty worker from a foreign country is pursuing an H-1B visa to temporarily work in the U.S., there are many details that can matter considerably. One is whether the visa cap would apply to them. There is a general cap for how many visas can be granted under the H-1B program in a year. While this cap applies to most H-1B eligible workers, there are a few classes of such worker that are exempt. One example are specialty workers who would be working with a government research organization.