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Can an H-1B Visa Holder Bring Their Family to the United States?

We often receive questions regarding whether or not it is possible to bring family members to the United States with an H-1B visa. Fortunately, it is possible for an individual’s family to accompany them to the United States if they hold an H-1B visa! Immigration law only provides for certain immediate family members, however. Specifically, […]

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How Long Does H-1B Visa Processing Take?

The H-1B visa processing time can vary greatly depending on a range of factors. Once your employer has completed the preliminary steps of the application process, including securing a Labor Certification Application, and has successfully submitted an H-1B petition, the processing is largely in the hands of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  […]

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Can the H-1B Visa Be Extended?

The H-1B visa is initially valid for a period of three years and can be extended for an additional three years thereafter. To be granted an extension, the United States employer must file a new Form I-129 and pay the relevant filing fees. Fortunately, the annual cap on H-1B visas does not come into play […]

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How Long Does a Green Card Process Take?

It is difficult to place a rigid timeframe on green cards. Their processing times vary greatly, depending on a range of factors, including the priority date of the application as well as the service center that is reviewing the petition. The priority date refers to the date on which the United States Citizenship and Immigration […]

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What Are the Educational Requirements for an EB-2 NIW?

Securing a green card through employment is one of the most common ways to immigrate to the United States. There are several opportunities available to skilled foreign professionals to pursue a green card, but many require sponsorship from a United States employer. For business owners, startup founders, and other individuals who do not have a […]

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What Is Supervised Recruitment?

What Is Supervised Recruitment? In order to petition for many employment-based green cards, a PERM Labor Certification is required from the sponsoring employer. There are several steps that go into obtaining a PERM Labor Certification, all of which are designed to prove that there are not enough qualified, willing United States workers to fill the […]

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What Is a PERM Labor Certification?

What Is a PERM Labor Certification? There are several requirements that must be met before a person can be granted an employment green card in the United States. One of the most common requirements is the PERM Labor Certification. The Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) system is used to secure this labor certification and is […]

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How Does the H-1B Lottery Work?

The H-1B visa is a highly sought-after visa classification for foreign professionals who wish to work in the United States. In 2022, 87,500 individuals were selected to apply for an H-1B visa out of the 308,000 people who registered for the H-1B lottery. Due to the fact that demand exceeds the number of available visas, […]

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