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DHS proposes $10 filing fee for H-1B visa

In Mid-August, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new proposed rule in which there is to be payment of $10 as the filing fee for the petitioners of ...

  • September 9th, 2019
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H-1B visa denials at all-time high

The rate at which H-1B visas have been denied over the past few years has been on the increase. As of 2015, denial rates were 6%. By the first quarter ...

  • August 19th, 2019
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DHS makes final rule for a more effective and efficient H1B visa program

Before the discussion on the “final rule” published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), let’s quickly explain what the H-1B visa program is all about, for better understanding of ...

  • July 27th, 2019
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New Proposed STAPLE Act: H1B Exemption for PhD Degrees

In a new twist to the various proposed rule changes and legislation affecting H1B visas, there is a new bill in Congress that would exempt foreign born PhD degree holders ...

  • July 18th, 2019
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F-1 Students, the H1B Lottery and Cap-Gap: What You Need to Know

Applicants to this year’s H1B visa annual lottery are still awaiting the results, and many of those hopeful foreign workers simply wait in their home country to see if they ...

  • July 9th, 2019
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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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