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H-1B Series: Does a Transfer Between Two Cap-Subject Employers Require the Filing an H-1B Petition in the April 1 Lottery?

By |February 24th, 2017|

Does a transfer between two cap-subject employers require the filing of an H-1B petition in the April 1 H-1B cap lottery? No.

If an individual […]

H-1B Series: Does Every H-1B Petition Require an Educational Evaluation?

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Does every H-1B petition require an educational evaluation? No. H-1B petitions filed for individuals who completed academic programs at accredited colleges and universities in the US […]

H-1B Series: Does an Employee Need Work Experience to Receive an H-1B Visa?

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Does an employee need work experience to be approved for an H-1B visa? No. There are no government-imposed work experience requirements for H-1B visa petition. […]

H-1B Series: What is the Cap Gap for Students With H-1B Petitions and How Does it Work?

By |February 21st, 2017|

If you are a student working on OPT and a US employer filed an H-1B case for you which was accepted for processing by […]

H-1B Series: What is a Labor Condition Application (LCA)? Is it Possible to File Without an LCA and Submit it Later?

By |February 20th, 2017|

A Labor Condition Application (LCA) is submitted online to the Department of Labor (DOL) before an H-1B petition is filed with USICS. The employer […]

H-1B Series: Can an H-1B Petition be Filed for Someone Who is Not Currently in the US?

By |February 17th, 2017|

Can an H-1B petition be filed for someone who is not currently in the US? Yes. USCIS regulations do not require an individual to be […]

Trump to Issue New Executive Order on Immigration

By |February 17th, 2017|

Following a 3-0 decision in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that President Trump cannot enforce the recent Travel Ban issued via Executive Order […]

Supplement J: What Your New Employer Must Provide for your Green Card to Be Approved

By |February 16th, 2017|

Recently, the Department of Homeland Security issued a regulation that went into effect January 2017. Included in the regulation is the requirement that if […]

H-1B Series: Can More Than One Employer Sponsor a Person for an H-1B in the Same H-1B Cap Lottery?

By |February 15th, 2017|

Can more than one employer sponsor a person for an H-1B visa in the same H-1B cap lottery? Yes. There is no limit to […]

Renew Those Visascreens

By |February 15th, 2017|

It’s always important to renew your VisaScreen before it expires; however, this is especially important with the Priority Date cut-offs starting to move as […]