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H1B Visa: Step by Step Guide

It has been a busy year for the H1B visa program, with many new rule changes and pending legislation.  With all of this, it can be easy to overlook the ...

  • December 11th, 2017
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H1B Visa Compensation: The Bottom Line

A quick review of an H1B visa database revealed that in 2018 the median salary for an H1B visa position in San Francisco is $110,000.  Those numbers don’t reflect benefits ...

  • October 3rd, 2018
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How Long Can I Stay Outside of the US on An H1B Visa, and Will That Affect the Expiration Date?

This is a natural question if you are a foreign worker in the US who wants to either travel abroad during vacations or make a visit your home country.  The ...

  • October 1st, 2018
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USCIS Director Wants to Prohibit Replacing Americans With H1B Visa Workers

The director of the USCIS has come out and explicitly stated what has been put in practice the past year, to tighten further the H1B visa program and increase scrutiny ...

  • September 19th, 2018
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H1B Updates: Outsourcing Lawsuits and Premium Processing Suspended (again)

There are a few recent developments in the H1B visa arena, which seems to have no lack of changes and drama every month.  Here are two updates as we go ...

  • September 17th, 2018
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New H1B Policy from USCIS: More Petition Denials Possible

Once again, the USCIS is flexing its administrative muscle via a new memorandum that broadens the discretion of officers reviewing H1B visa petitions.  That may sound innocuous, but this rule ...

  • August 23rd, 2018
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H1B Visa Updates: Summer 2018

As the H1B visa program continues to undergo administrative and enforcement changes, there are a few noteworthy developments half-way through 2018.  None of these updates are particularly good news for ...

  • August 20th, 2018
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