Category Archives: H-1B

New H-1B Visa Lottery Rule

H-1B Visa

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a final rule on 01/08/2021 to replace the annual H-1B visa lottery system that it has used for years. The new system randomly selects foreign professionals with a premise that prioritizes those offered the highest salaries for their occupation and geographic area.

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2018 New Rules for H-1B

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Court Says Market Research Analyst is a H-1B Position

The US District Court at Seattle recently in Raj and Company v USCIS ruled that the position of a Market Research Analyst satisfies the requirement of specific specialty, and therefore qualifies as an H-1B position.

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H-1B Attorney Fees and Related Expenses

In our previous post we addressed the subject of who can pay for Perm applications. It was fairly straight forward. Now we will take a look at who is to pay for H-1B attorney fee and related expenses, which is not as straight forward as Perm applications.

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Degree awarded late for Filing H-1B

Every year a lot of F-1 students graduate from colleges. They want to change their status from F-1 to H-1B through H-1B petitions. They will need to prove that they have earned the necessary degrees from a U.S. higher education institution in order for them to qualify as a H-1B candidate. Given that H-1B quota […]

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