H-1B Visa for Canadians
(Below is a transcription of this video)
Hi my name is Michael Niren. I am an immigration lawyer and founder of
VisaPlace.com. Today, I am gonna talk to you about H-1B visas. H-1B visas are
US work permits. It’s a very popular way of getting the right to work in
Qualifying for a H-1B Visa
You have to, of course, have a job offer from an American Company and you
have to qualify for the visa. Generally speaking, you have to work in a
special few occupation and what that term means, is most H-1B applicants
have university degrees. It’s a specialized field that you are working in
and that the company requires your services. Of course, in some cases, you
don’t need a university degree but it’s harder to qualify for an H-1B
without one, and not to say that you can’t.
Meeting the Criteria for the H-1B Visa
The other thing you have to know is that there is an annual cap every year
on H-1B visas and how it works is that applications for H-1B visas open up
April 1st of any given year and there is a mad rush on April 1st to submit
H-1B visas in order to get your application in on time because often very
soon, within a year, the government will not process any more H-1B visas
because the cap has been filled.
The other thing you should know is that, when you apply for an H-1B visa, be
prepared to work in October of that year. Generally speaking, even if you
are approved in advance. After April, you won’t have the right to work
until October. Now the employer has to go through a lot of paperwork to
sponsor you for an H-1B. The petition paperwork involves proving that they
are gonna be paying you a prevailing wage, documentation indicating the
nature of the job. There is a lot of bureaucratic maneuvering you have to
go through to get qualified.
Are You Interested in Applying for the H-1B Visa?
So, H-1B is a challenging visa but we do a of them. Our US visa team is the
department that handles H-1B visas for our firm. If you have any questions
about H-1B visas or US work permits. Feel free to contact us or go to our
website at www.VisaPlace.com. Thank you and have a great day.
Contact our experienced team today, and let us help you apply for your H-1B visa.
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