H-4 Visa Holders To Lose Work Authorizations

Some H-4 dependent spouses may be about to lose work authorization in the United States thanks to a recent decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The appellate court passed on making a decision on the revocation of work authorization, instead handing the decision back to a lower court for…

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New Investment Minimums for EB-5 Visas - Nanthaveth & Associates - Austin TX

In November, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – the agency responsible for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – published a new rule that increased the minimum investment a person must make to enter the U.S. through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The rule, which took effect on November 21, modernized the entire EB-5 visa…

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H-1B Cap

USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Reached, Triggering Lottery Every year, many thousands of foreign professionals apply for consideration for a limited number of H-1B visas. The H-1B program provides both economic opportunity for international workers and innovative staffing support for companies throughout the United States (U.S.). Every April, the application window opens and companies…

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H-2B Visas

All About H-2B Visas Within the United States (U.S.), many companies experience seasonal highs and lows when staff requirements fluctuate. During these busy seasons, businesses often have labor needs that cannot be met by local hiring initiatives. At that time, these organizations can utilize H-2B visas to fill any gaps in staffing requirements. The H-2B…

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H-1B Application Changes

USCIS Confirms H-1B Application Changes for 2019 The H-1B program has boosted job opportunity and bolstered the U.S. economy since its creation in 1990. Each year, companies in “specialty occupations” can sponsor foreign professionals to fill critical vacancies. Many companies take advantage of the H-1B program, though certain industries are prevalent. For example, companies in…

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H-1B Program

The Economic Benefits of the H-1B Program Continually popular with foreign professionals, the H-1B visa program provides myriad benefits to both skilled workers and U.S. companies. Each year, employers in need of specific skillsets turn to the H-1B program to fill crucial vacancies. Without the workers to fill this gap, the U.S. economy could suffer,…

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H-1B Visa Updates

H-1B Visa Updates Proposed by USCIS December 20, 2018   Across the United States (U.S.), the H-1B visa program benefits thousands upon thousands of immigrants and employers alike. Recipients of H-1B visas work in a variety of fields, benefit the U.S. economy, and bring unique skillsets to the labor market. Because of its benefits and…

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H-1B Visa

A Quick Guide to the H-1B Visa Process Companies based in the United States (US) often seek highly qualified applicants from overseas. Candidates chosen and sponsored by companies can enter the US via an H-1B nonimmigrant visa. In fact, H-1B visas bolster the US economy by encouraging the immigration of highly skilled workers. Often, such immigrants…

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How to Get H-1B Sponsorship by an American Company

In recent years, United States companies have sought for employees with skills that are not always available in the United States. As a result, they actively look overseas to fill essential staffing needs, often in highly technical positions involving technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine, and more. The United States has developed an H-1B sponsorship process with set quotas…

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6 Temporary Work Visas an Immigration Lawyer Can Facilitate

Many successful businesses have determined that they must reach beyond the borders of the United States to recruit individuals with specialized talents and education. In a global economy, jobs in technology, medicine, research, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, and others require experience and abilities that far exceed basic levels of education. Multinational companies frequently wish to transfer…

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