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H-1B Visa News

Learn about the ongoing H-1B Visa news, changes, and updates. The latest US immigration news about the US H-1B Work Visas, how to apply, rules, and regulations. The H-1B Visa is a temporary work visa for highly-skilled workers and occupations. We discuss how to migrate to the US through the H-1B visa after receiving a job offer. For more information on working in the US and the H-1B visa, visit our United States H-1B section.

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Automatic Work Authorization Extensions for EAD Holders

By SierraDecember 29, 2021
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Many foreign nationals working in the United States with an EAD (Employment Authorization Document) were running into roadblocks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past two years, US immigration has been in limbo due to processing delays, application backlogs, and travel restrictions. Many foreign nationals already in the US were also being affected by […]

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H-1B Selection Process is Changed to Prioritize Wages

By SierraJanuary 11, 2021
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To kick off the new year within US immigration, the USCIS has announced a final rule that will alter the H-1B Visa cap selection process by amending the current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of US workers while ensuring that most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment […]

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Top 10 US Companies Hiring H-1B Foreign Workers

By Ella BergquistMarch 22, 2022
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The H-1B visa program was introduced to US immigration in 1990 and continues to be a very popular work visa. The program is intended to help American companies fill labor shortages in the US by hiring temporary nonimmigrant workers. These positions must be extremely highly skilled which has made many of these companies end up […]

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New Rules for H-1B Visa Will Not Pass

By Ella BergquistDecember 13, 2020
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Previously, President Trump has voiced his opinion on making the H-1B visa requirements more restricted. Recently, the Chamber of Commerce and others challenged the Trump administration’s visa rules issued in October. In October, the administration required US employers to pay foreign workers on the H-1B visa significantly higher wages than US workers. This would make […]

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Expired H-1B Visa, How to Renew, Extend, and Stay in the US

By Ella BergquistDecember 13, 2020
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The H-1B Visa is a very popular visa for foreign workers looking to work in the United States because of its lengthy valid time. The H-1B is initially granted a period of three years to work and live in the United States. When that three years is coming to an end you can apply for […]

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Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visas

By Ella BergquistDecember 13, 2020
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“Buy American, Hire American” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes to the temporary visa program known as the H-1B visa. This permit is used to bring foreign workers to the United States […]

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5 Minute Guide To Getting an H-1B Visa For Teachers

By Michael NirenDecember 13, 2020
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The H1-B visa program was created to allow US based organizations to employ foreign based nationals who work in an occupation that requires theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge, and attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree in the specific specialty (or its equivalent). Most professionals qualify for the program […]

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What is the H1B work visa for the US?

By Michael NirenDecember 13, 2020
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The H1B work visa is a special kind of work visa for the United States that allows the United States to bring in foreign nationals who can provide them with innovation and special skills that they cannot find within their own citizens. Someone who is applying for an H1B work visa must meet very specific […]

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Applying for an H1B Visa in 2014

By Michael NirenDecember 13, 2020
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The deadline for applying for the 2014 H1B work visa is fast approaching. The earliest starting work date for the applications that will begun being accepted on April 1st, 2013 Qualification for Applying for an H1B Visa 2014 The qualifications needed for an H1B work visa for the United States are strict, but if you […]

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Get Your 2013 H1B Visa Application Ready

By Michael NirenDecember 13, 2020
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Now is the time to have an immigration lawyer prepare your H1B visa application for 2013 What is an H1B Visa? An H1B Visa is a type of US work permit that allows foreigners to work “specialty occupations” for US employers. The occupations that qualify for an H1B visa are usually highly skilled and require […]

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Belinda Maraj

Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!

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We were switched legal teams 3 times within our time there.( This was not our doing) We weren’t impressed at all with the service almost all the way through our experience. Our review would have been 1 star. The response time was awful. To get in contact with our attorney was so difficult. And not thorough. Almost at the end, when we were almost ready to file, we got switched again, but this time, we are thankful. The attorney we got then was Andrew Diamond. He is fantastic and the reason for the 5 star rating. This is his rating. He was phenomenal. Absolutely amazing and prompt with response time and very knowledgeable, thorough and so helpful. We couldn’t have asked for better. Thank you Andrew for all you did for us!

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Arash Sorkhabi

I’m satisfied with the expertise and professionalism with which my case was managed and handled. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the firm for its support. Although it has been a long process time due to Covid, Nadia has always been one of the first people to guide me step by step through the path during this stressful and unprecedented time. I strongly recommend VisaPlace to anyone seeking legal counsel.

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Sarb walia

I am thrilled to share that , We have just got our Permanent residence status under humanitarian and compassionate category. It was great experience to get professional service from visaplace. All team members very knowledgeable, hard worker, polite and professional. Special thanks to Yasmeen Ali, who always guide me through out processs. Its not easy task to get positive output in HM Category. I am highly recommend visaplace for any kind of immigration needs.

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Shannon Wilde

Applying for my E2 Visa was so overwhelming for me. As soon as I engaged VisaPlace all that worry and stress was gone. They guided me through the entire process and set me up for success! I would 100% recommend using them for any of your Visa Needs.

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Julia Rood

I reached out to VisaPlace kind of on a whim, knowing that I needed to apply for permanent residency in order to stay with my spouse and our two cats. They were immediately and incredibly responsive, and almost instantly made me feel that I was dealing with professionals who cared about my case.

I reached out to them August last year, and today got the confirmation that my permanent residency has been approved. The people I worked with in VisaPlace stuck with me through the whole process, answering any questions and assuaging any fears that I had about the process, my application, or what I needed to do. Even when my anxiety made me snappy (I apologized immediately!) they handled my case and me with professionalism and compassion. Immigration is a stressful, scary process. I wanted professionals who knew the ins-and-outs so that I had the best chance of being able to come to Canada.

And now, I get to stay in Canada with my partner of nearly 10 years, and I couldn’t be happier. I would absolutely recommend this service to anyone who wants immigration help! A big thank you, especially, to Alejandra and Nadia for handling my case. I’m so lucky to have had your help!

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Sanjida Prima

Had a great experience working with the people at VisaPlace for a Permanent Residency application! The team I dealt with (Nadia B., Krisztina T., Mansi S.) was extremely knowledgeable, prompt and handled the case with care. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone in need!