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The H1B Visa Program and Outsourcing: What are the Facts?

One of the more controversial issues surrounding the H1B visa program is the high percentage of visas issued to outsourcing companies, based in either the US or in other countries. ...

  • May 29th, 2019
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Can a Same-Sex Partner Get an H-4 Visa Under US Immigration Law?

One of the ongoing aspects of the H1B visa program is the ability to sponsor spouses and dependents with an H-4 visa. While this is well known, the question does ...

  • March 9th, 2019
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H1B Lottery Reversal Benefits Holders of Master’s Degrees

In addition to the new online registration rules for H1B petition sponsors, there is another change that will now favor applicants with advanced degrees.  This is one more measure aimed ...

  • February 3rd, 2019
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New H1B Labor Application Rules

Most H1B sponsors are aware that one of the key steps in securing a foreign worker is submitting the Labor Condition Application (LCA) and having it approved.  Simply, the LCA ...

  • December 9th, 2018
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Does the US Policy of “At Will” Employment Apply to H1B Visa Workers?

One of the distinct differences between the US and most other developed economies is the pervasive pro-business policy toward employment relationships.  This often comes as a surprise to foreign workers ...

  • November 28th, 2018
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Proposed Policy Change: New Definition of ‘Specialty Occupation’ Coming in 2019

The USCIS continues to revamp the H1B visa program, and does not seem to need new legislation to reduce the number of approved petitions for foreign workers.  The most recent ...

  • November 26th, 2018
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