H-1B Denial Grace Period

If you are attempting to transfer your petition and your transfer is denied, you will have until the departure date on your I-94 arrival/departure card. If your employment is terminated before your H-1B validity period is over, you will have a 60-day grace period with which to find new employment, change your status to a […]

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H-1B Transfer Denied: Top Rejection Reasons & Alternatives

If you have submitted a petition for H-1B visa transfer, you may be worried that it will be denied. While working alongside a qualified attorney can help alleviate these fears, it helps to know the possibilities. There are numerous contributing factors for getting your H-1B transfer denied by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

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L-1 Versus H-1B Visas

Two of the most common nonimmigrant work visas are the L-1 and H-1B visas. Because of their similarities, it can be difficult to tell the difference and even more difficult to decide between the two if you are in the process of choosing a route to the U.S. In short, the L-1 is more appropriate […]

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H1B Visa Interview Experience

Whether you choose it or it is required, consular processing will necessitate traveling to a specific U.S. consulate or embassy. For first-time H1B applicants, this is usually the consulate that is closest to the city in which you maintain a foreign residence (which is required for the H1B). You should visit the U.S. embassy website […]

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H-1B Grace Period : Seeking Alternate Employment

One way to handle a situation where you have prior knowledge that your current H-1B employer will revoke status or issue layoffs is to change employers because the USCIS will generally approve petitions if you’ve had status and the gap is 30 days or less. That essentially gives you a month to find a new […]

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Petition Requirements Of H1B Visa For Nurses

In a 2015 policy memorandum, the USCIS list some of the documents that a petitioner should submit as evidence: A. The nature of the petitioner’s business B. Industry practices C. A detailed descrip tion of the duties to be performed within the petitioner’s business operations D. Advanced certification requirements E. ANCC Magnet Recognized status F. […]

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