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The H-1B Specialty Occupation classification allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign professionals in positions classified as specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. It is an employer-sponsored nonimmigrant classification in which the employer files an H-1B petition on behalf of the prospective H-1B employee. The H-1B program is widely utilized by employers to […]

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The Department of State has released the Apr 2024 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for Apr […]

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The Department of State has released the Mar 2024 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for Mar […]

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The H-1B visa process is a crucial pathway for foreign professionals seeking employment in the United States. This non-immigrant visa allows employers to temporarily hire skilled foreign nationals in specialty occupations (i.e., occupations that normally require a bachelor’s degree in related specific fields of study). As the H-1B filing season approaches, employers and skilled foreign […]

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On Monday, October 23, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register. The proposal aims to formalize existing rules while introducing substantial modifications to the H-1B Specialty Occupation Worker Program. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) previously solicited input from all stakeholders regarding […]

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The Department of State has released the Feb 2024 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.
Note: USCIS has designated the Dates for Filing chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for February 2024.

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The Department of State has released the Nov 2023 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Dates for Filing chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of […]

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Aug 02 2023

L1签证是另外一种临时工作签证, 具体分为L-1A和L-1B。 两种签证适用于管理职位或具有专业知识的人员,在跨国企业的美国公司和海外公司之间调动。

L-1A是给跨国高管或者经理人设置的工作签证,需要满足两个关键词“跨国”和“高管/经理人”。对于这两个关键词,移民局有着非常严格的定义。只有同时满足[…]

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2023年7月31日,美国移民局宣布,已经完成了H1B第二轮抽签。目前大家已经可以在移民局的系统中,查看海底捞的最终结果了。如果抽上,状态会转变为 “Selected”。

目前移民局尚未公布官方数据第二轮抽了多少份。孟小洁律师估计,最终公布的第二轮中签率应该在10-15%之间,几乎和第一轮的中签率[…]

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