If you’re currently working in the United States under a US Work Visa your visa will have an expiration date. You must leave the US on or before that date or else you could suffer serious consequences. If you want to extend your stay in the United States, you must file a request before your authorized […]Continue Reading
US Work Permits and Work Visas News
The latest US immigration news and updates about US work permits, how to get yourself approved, what to do if your work permit expires. These include the TN, H-1B, J-1, and H-2B visas, along with other temporary work permits. For more information on the immigration process and requirements for US work permits and work visas, visit our section on US Work Permits.
UPDATE: The USCIS has announced that the amount of applications they will accept for 2020 has been reached. They are no longer accepting applications for H-1B visas. Recently the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that they will begin accepting new H-1B visa petitions on April 1st, 2019 for the 2020 year. Those who […]Continue Reading
[NAFTA is under revision. NAFTA will most likely turn into the USMCA (United States Mexico Canada Agreement). USMCA is expected to be approved in the beginning of 2019. Until then NAFTA will remain active and the visas under NAFTA are still available. Learn more about how the USMCA will affect Canadians. ] In 2018, the […]Continue Reading
Can I work a Second Job while holding an H-1B Visa? Many people supplement their personal finances with a second job. However, if you are working in the United States on an H-1B visa, you must be careful. The H-1B visa is a visa that requires a sponsorship from your employer. This means that if […]Continue Reading
Lastest update on the H-1B applications being accepted in 2019. The United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached their yearly 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year of 2019. This means that anyone who is currently applying for an H-1B visa may not be accepted until 2020. There is an additional 20,000 […]Continue Reading
What is the H-1B Visa? The H-1B Visa is a work visa that allows highly skilled workers to work in the United States. A high skill worker is a worker with a University education or extensive work experience. To apply for this visa, you must have a current job offer from a United States Company. […]Continue Reading
What is the H-1B visa? The H-1B visa is for individuals in specialty occupations, including science, engineering, and information technology. Through this program, a US employer can temporarily employ a foreign worker to occupations that require highly specialized knowledge in a field. However, the application process can at times be frustrating or confusing. The following […]Continue Reading
The H-1B Visa: A Short History In the 1950s, the United States initiated the H-1B visa program, which allows foreign workers to obtain employment in the US. The “Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1990” made changes to the H-1B program by requiring a bachelor’s degree at a minimum or equivalent work experience in a specialized […]Continue Reading
Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, 2017, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On Friday, April 7th, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that they had […]Continue Reading
Over the years, immigration policies have both hurt and helped the United States economically. Recently, economist agreed that the increasing number of highly skilled foreign workers in the U.S. on a work visa will help incomes rise. Immigration News: Economist say Immigrants with Advantaged Degrees Help Incomes Rise During Donald Trump’s campaign he kept going back and forth with […]Continue Reading
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