This blog post covers the notification requirements that H-1B employers must follow for notifying U.S. workers and H-1B workers, ensuring compliance with the Department of Labor’s regulations.
The H-1B visa program is a highly sought-after pathway for foreign professionals to work in the United States. However, the H-1B lottery registration process can be competitive, with a limited number of visas available each year. To improve your chances of success, it’s crucial to understand the essential requirements expected from prospective employees. In this blog post, we will break down the key prerequisites for H-1B lottery registration, helping you navigate the process with confidence and increase your chances of securing an H-1B visa.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a significant change to the H–1B visa program by planning to eliminate the employer-employee relationship requirement from its definition of a U.S. employer. This move aligns with the USCIS’s current policy and aims to reduce administrative barriers, offering a clearer, more accessible path for H–1B petitioners, especially those that are beneficiary-owned.
Explore the latest provisions under proposed 8 CFR 214.2 aimed at reinforcing the criteria for bona fide job offers in specialty occupations, including contract requirements, non-speculative employment, and LCA correspondence with the H–1B petition.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is introducing a proposal to codify eligibility for H–1B visas for entrepreneurs and startup founders, marking a significant shift in U.S. immigration policy to support the growth of beneficiary-owned businesses. This move could pave the way for increased innovation and job creation across the country.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes pivotal changes to the H–1B visa program, focusing on redefining “specialty occupations” and broadening eligibility criteria. This blog delves into how these updates could revolutionize the hiring of skilled foreign workers, aligning with modern workforce demands and fostering a more inclusive, skills-based hiring culture.
The H-1B visa program has long been a gateway for skilled workers from around the globe to enter the United States, particularly benefiting industries such as technology, engineering, and healthcare. However, the lottery system that determines who gets an H-1B visa has undergone significant changes, aimed at making the process more equitable and transparent.
Uncover the strategic advantages of Cap-Exempt H-1B visas, exempt from the annual numerical cap, providing unmatched flexibility for employers and foreign professionals in the U.S. job market. This comprehensive guide outlines the eligibility criteria, encompassing educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, research entities, and specific exemptions for various employment situations. Whether you’re an employer seeking skilled professionals or a prospective H-1B holder, understanding and leveraging the Cap-Exempt option is key to achieving your goals within the United States.
Exciting news for H-1B visa holders! The Department of State has launched a groundbreaking Pilot Program, running from January 29 to April 1, 2024, aimed at simplifying the renewal process for H-1B nonimmigrant visas. This program allows eligible individuals to renew their visas without the need to leave the U.S., offering convenience and efficiency in the application process. Discover the eligibility criteria, application process, and benefits of this program, which not only benefits visa holders but also contributes to reducing global visa wait times and supporting the U.S. industry.
USCIS has reached the H-1B visa caps for FY 2024. Learn about the non-selection notifications, exemption details, and what actions you can still take. Explore the options for current H-1B workers and stay updated on the latest developments in the H-1B cap season by subscribing to email updates.