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Sponsoring an Employee on an H-1B Visa | Public Access File

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Tue, Jun 13, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in a specialty occupation for a period of three years. The visa can be extended for an additional three years. The employer can also employ the employee part-time.

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Sponsoring an Employee on an H-1B Visa | Employer Responsibilities

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Mon, Jun 12, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in a specialty occupation for a period of three years. The visa can be extended for an additional three years. The employer can also employ the employee part-time.

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Sponsoring an Employee on an H-1B Visa | Filing Fees

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Sun, Jun 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in a specialty occupation for a period of three years. The visa can be extended for an additional three years. The employer can also employ the employee part-time.

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Sponsoring an Employee on an H-1B Visa | Who Qualifies?

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Sat, Jun 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in a specialty occupation for a period of three years. The visa can be extended for an additional three years. The employer can also employ the employee part-time.

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How Can You Sponsor an Employee for a Work Visa?

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Fri, Jun 09, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

When a U.S. citizen is not available to fill a position, many employers across the country want or need to sponsor an employee for a work visa. While the process is detailed and complex, here are some fundamental things to keep in mind if this scenario applies (or might soon apply) in your organization:

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USCIS ANNOUNCES H1B CAP REACHED FOR NEW H1B VISAS

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Mon, Apr 07, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015.  USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.   

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H-1B Statutory Cap Reached for FY 2014

Posted by Michael Pollak on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:30 PM

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2014, including more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt under the advanced degree exemption. USCIS is no longer accepting H-1B petitions subject to the FY 2014 cap or the advanced degree exemption.

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IMMIGRATION ALERT -- PREPARE TO FILE CAP H-1Bs APRIL 1, 2013

Posted by Michael Pollak on Mon, Mar 04, 2013 @ 6:56 PM

IMMIGRATION ALERT -- PREPARE TO FILE CAP H-1Bs APRIL 1, 2013 OR WAIT 18 MONTHS TO HIRE NEW H-1B CAP SUBJECT WORKERS!

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How Do I Qualify for an H-1B or Specialty Occupation Visa?

Posted by Michael Pollak on Wed, Jan 16, 2013 @ 7:00 AM

Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally work in the United States with an H-1B visa. 

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What is a L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa?

Posted by Michael Pollak on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 @ 7:00 AM

Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to work in the United States with an L-1 visa.

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