At the, our clients include small and large businesses, hospitals, and other corporate entities in search of to employ a foreign-trained professional, such as a physician, nurse, scientist, engineer, or IT professional.

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Overview of the H1 Visa

The H1B visa is a very famous work visa. It is granted under the US Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 which permits non-immigrant (citizen) employees to work in the United States. This category is presently capped, with only 85,000 H1B visas issued every fiscal year.

Eligibility of the H1B visa:

  • Applicant’s for entering the United States is to operate work in their forte occupation.
  • Applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree (or the foreign equivalent)
  • The degree requirement for the job is typical for the job
  • The work must be one that requires a professional in a specialty occupation
  • Applicant must possess deep knowledge in the required field
  • The employer must demonstrate the lack of qualified US applicants for the position

Dependant/Family Members of H1B Visa Holders

The H1B visa is one of the few visas that permit the dependent family members (spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age) to accompany the H1B visa worker during their stay in USA, by filing H4 visa application which can also be done at simultaneously as the H1B visa application.

H4 visa permits the holders can go to school, open bank accounts, get a driver’s license and even receive a social security number. H4 visa holders can also legally work while in the US after applying for an Employment Authorization Document while on the H4 visa.

Duration of Visa

An H1B visa is usually granted for three years and may additionally be renewed for another term of three years. If you have a specialised set of abilities and desire to work in the United States. There are also exceptions to extend the visa for even more years depending on the type of work being performed.

If you ever quit/change or terminated by the organisation that sponsored your visa, you will either have to find a new employer and complete new paperwork, follow for a update of status, or be deported and have to return to your domestic country. There is a grace length of 60 days to find a new company.

If you are deported, your organisation will be accountable for the fees of your return transportation unless you voluntarily left/quit the organisation. In addition, if after your deportation, you come to be hired through a US organization again, you can apply for a fresh H1B visa again but go through the complete process as a new applicant.

H1B Visa Application Process

Step 1: Finding an H1B Sponsor
Step 2: Employer Submits Labor Conditions Approval (LCA)
Step 3: Employer Submits Form I-129
Step 4: Applicant Completes Application at a US Embassy or Consulate

How we have helped our clients in past:

  • Preparation and filing of USCIS forms
  • Preparation and filing of the Labor Condition Application (LCA)
  • Preparation and filing of Employment Contracts, Employer and Peer Support Letters
  • Preparation and filing of Applications for Change of Status
  • Preparation and filing for petition for Change of Employers
  • Preparation and filing of H4 Dependent Petitions
  • Preparation and filing of H1B Extensions

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