A day after U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) completed the H-1B cap-subject lottery selection process in late March, the winners were eligible to start filing. But what if your employee wasn’t selected? Fortunately, numerous other options are available so your business can continue to employ valuable foreign national workers. Optional Practical Training Foreign national […]
From regulations designed to significantly alter the H-1B program to travel and visa bans, the immigration landscape has changed at a fast and furious pace over the last 4 years. Many legal practitioners expect more of the same during the Biden administration.
Finally there’s a bit of good news for employers relying on H-1B visas. The H-1B cap lottery will take place in March/April 2020, and employers may register electronically in advance for a small fee to find out if they are successful, without going through the time and expense of preparing an H-1B petition.
I recently sat down with Richard Burke, CEO of Envoy, a company that helps organizations navigate U.S. immigration and secure global work authorizations and business visas.
Employers will begin filing petitions for H-1B visas on April 2, and immigration attorneys expect U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to quickly reach the 85,000-visa cap.
by Elaine Young In 2013, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was part of the group that drafted and passed a comprehensive immigration bill in the Senate. The bill later fizzled out in the House of Representatives. This year, Senator Hatch introduced the Immigration Innovation Act of 2015, which addresses one aspect of comprehensive immigration reform—increasing the […]