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.

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Possible Change to H-1B Visa Coming Soon

January 18, 2017 / /

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 […]

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Trump and the Future of Immigration Under NAFTA

November 18, 2016 / /

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 […]

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How Reduced H-1B Visas Hurts US Banks

June 27, 2016 / /

You’re an IT professional with years of training and experience in the financial sector, but you can’t find a decent job at home. The US offers so many employment opportunities for you… if only the government weren’t clamping down on the number of H-1B visas it issues. Read on to learn how the H-1B visa […]

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L-1 Visa Vs. H-1B Visa: Which Do I Need?

April 29, 2016 / /

Determining the right kind of visa for you can be challenging. While the variety of visas available makes it so that a diverse range of applicants have the opportunity to apply for U.S. visas, this variety is also somewhat confusing. And applying for the right visa is crucial to maximizing your chances to come to […]

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How To Sponsor a Caregiver In the USA

April 24, 2016 / /

Many people find themselves in need of a caregiver, whether for themselves, their children, a parent, or a disabled relative. Meanwhile, in addition to the challenges of managing childcare when many families have both parents working, AARP reports an impending shortage of family caregivers, in a country where a significant portion of the population is approaching old […]

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Good News for Nurses Interested in US Work: The H-1B Visa

September 14, 2015 / /

If you’re a nurse who wants to go work in the United States, the H-1B Visa may now be an option. The H-1B Visa is a temporary worker visa designed for non-immigrant applicants in specialty occupations, including careers focused on medicine. Because the standard required education for H-1B Visas is a post-secondary degree with at […]

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Work as a Truck Driver in the USA in 2019

August 26, 2015 / /

According to the American Trucking Associations, “To move 9.2 billion tons of freight annually requires nearly 3 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks and over 3 million truck drivers.” America needs truck drivers. If you are a foreign worker hoping to work as a truck driver in the US, you may be served best by applying […]

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Helpful Tips for Dentists Who Plan to Apply for an H-1B Visa

August 11, 2015 / /

If you’re a dentist hoping to work in the United States, the H-1B Visa for dentists is something to consider. This visa is for temporary foreign workers in specialized occupations, including dentistry. In addition to the standard educational requirements (a bachelor’s degree or higher), proof of a valid employer-employee relationship, and evidence of appropriate pay […]

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US Proposes New H-1B Visa Rules

June 9, 2015 / /

There are going to be some changes to the H-1B application procedure for individuals interested in changing locations in their job in 2015. Hi, it’s Michael Niren immigration lawyer and founder of There has been some proposals put forward to change some of the rules with respect to H-1B visas. H-1B visas are for […]

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Deadline for H1B Visa 2015 Fast Approaching

February 13, 2015 / /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of Well, H1B season is upon us. April 1st, 2015 will be the deadline when you file your H1B applications for 2016 calendar year. And applications are being prepared earlier than ever. As you may know that there’s […]

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