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Apply for an H1B work visa for the United States

A foreign national who works in an occupation that requires a high level of skill could be eligible to work in the United States on an H1B visa. To do this, you will have to have a specific kind of job offer from a United States employer already. If this sounds like it may be […]

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Am I eligible for an H1B Visa for the United States?

A H1B work visa is a United States work permit for specific occupations. You could be eligible for one if you meet the requirements. Some of these requirements include:  You are required to already have a job offer from a United States employer that pays the prevailing wage in that geographic area for the occupation in […]

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Jobs for Immigrants with H1B Visa

The state of some businesses makes it difficult to find employees who can fulfill certain duties as needed in specific operations.  While the unemployment rate is still holding at a high level, qualifications for specialist positions makes it difficult to find the necessary employees needed for exact work. The Purpose Of An H1B Visa In […]

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H-1B Visas for 2013 cap is running out too quickly

It looks like employers and specialty workers are feeling the hustle and bustle of the race soon after the USCIS started accepting petitions for H-1B visas on April 2, 2012.  Because only 65,000 of this type of visa are allocated each fiscal year, candidates for H-1Bs may worry about the numerical cap. If you do […]

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H-1B Visas: What is an Employer–Employee Relationship?

How H-1B Employers must comply Why must United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) impose strict compliance on establishing proof of employer– employee relationship when all other requirements have been met for H-1B visas? Not only is the employer required to provide proof of petitioner–beneficiary’s relationship, the employer has to also show the relationship to […]

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How to Get a Work Visa for the US

Are you interested in getting a work visa for the US? Working in the United States appeals to many, but first you would need a work visa. It is generally easier for Canadians to obtain a work visa for the US than for citizens of other countries to get a work visa for the US. […]

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Get Your 2013 H1B Visa Application Ready

Now is the time to have an immigration lawyer prepare your H1B visa application for 2013 What is an H1B Visa? An H1B Visa is a type of US work permit that allows foreigners to work “specialty occupations” for US employers. The occupations that qualify for an H1B visa are usually highly skilled and require […]

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Annual H-1B Visa Quota filled for 2011: A possible blessing in disguise for Canadians

H-1B Visas Applications now Filled The annual 65000 H-1B Visa quota has been filled as of November 2012. This means that no H-1B Applications will be accepted until the visa category opens again in April 1 2012. Many H-1B Petitioners were surprised to learn the news this week as there were still 1000s of openings […]

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H-1B Visas for the United States now being accepted: Get em while they are hot!

H-1B Visas accepted from April 1st H-1B Visa applications for the United States have been officially accepted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services since April 1st, 2011. These H-1B Visas will be for the 2012 fiscal year, which starts in October of this year. The cap on the H-1B Visa is 65,000 this […]

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H-1B Visa Reaches Cap for 2010

Remaining 11,000 H-1B Visas Taken At the end of last year, a surprisingly high amount of H-1B visas were still available, which some speculated was due to the recession and higher visa fees. However, those fears can be set aside now as all of the remaining visas, which carried over into January, have all been […]

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Good changes to United States Visa system? Don't hold your breath.

Attracting more foreign skilled workers with United States visas The Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization, has released a new policy brief that recommends that the United States visa system undergo certain changes, including automatic Green Cards for foreign students who graduate from math and science programs as well as creating a digital United […]

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H-1B Visa Update: Visas still Available

Cap for H-1B visas not yet reached The cap for H-1B visas for the fiscal 2010-2011 year still has not been reached.  According to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, a record high number of H-1B visas are still available, about 11,000. In 2009, it took until December for the cap to be reached. Most […]

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H1B visa update for 2010

H1B Visa news and updates for 2010 Earlier in 2010, the United States Government increased the fees for companies applying for the H1B visa, while fees for immigrant H1B processing also increased. However, the fee increases were extremely small, and in some cases the fees only increased by only $5. As of December 10th, 2010, […]

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An H1B Visa "Thank You"

H1B Visa Approved thanks to Niren and Associates immigration law firm Dear Fadi: How does one express the deep gratitude I owe you and your firm? Before contacting your firm I had engaged two law firms in the USA.  The first was quick to quote a non-refundable price and send contracts. After this they were also […]

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H-1B Visas still being accepted according the USCIS

H-1B Visas still available The H-1B Visa cap of 65000 petitions annually has not yet been reached according to the USCIS. Therefore applicants wishing to work in the US under speciality occupations still can file their H-1B Petitions this year. This is good news. Just two years ago before the downturn in the economy, the […]

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