[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
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.
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
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 applications to be approved for the US advanced degree exemption, […]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
Immigration News: Changing H-1B Visa Requirements With the impending new president in office within two days, congress has been reviewing and expecting to change visa requirements this year. One of the visas that is up to change is the H-1B visa. The House Judiciary Committee has been reviewing a bill that would require the employers […]Continue Reading
Uncertainty and confusion continue to fill the air following Donald Trump’s win of the 2016 US Presidential Election last week. One area quite inflated with such air is immigration. In addition to pursuing massive deportation of undocumented aliens and building the ‘wall’, Trump has pledged to scrap or at least “re-negotiate” the North American Free […]Continue Reading
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