Students wishing to obtain a work permit in the United States may lose their legal status in the country

F-1 students in the United States who have petitioned for an H-1B work visa run the risk of being illegally present in the country if they continue to work on or after October 1 (unless there are other legal grounds to work). Increased demand for ...

The Immigration Service has determined who will not be given work visas

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on May 15 began returning to senders their applications for the FY1 H-2019B work visa, which were sent after the limit on these visas was reached, the organization said in a press release. The service computer system has selected applications, ...

The USA can issue X-NUMX thousand more visas H-15B

The US Congress has given Homeland Security Secretary Kirsten Nielsen the authority to increase the number of H-2B seasonal work visas issued annually by 15. Writes about this RTVi with reference to the Wall Street Journal. The Donald Trump administration will have to issue 15 ...

H-1B visa scam: company paid Indian workers 10 times less than promised

A tech firm in East Bay, San Francisco, California has promised several Indian workers wages of up to $ 8300 a month, but after the company issued H-1B visas for them, workers figured out they were only paying them $ 800 a month. ... According to the data…

In which US city is it easier to get a work visa

The use of the services of highly skilled foreign workers employed on the H-1B visa is concentrated mainly in the major cities of the East Coast, as well as in Texas. This is evidenced by data from a study conducted by the Pew Research Center based on statistics for 2010-2016. The H-1B visa program is ...

USCIS Lottoes H-2B for the second half of 2018 of the year

On February 21, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for H-2B for the second half of FY 2018. During the first five working days, USCIS received approximately 2700 H-2B applications, requesting visas for 47 ...

Trump changed his mind to deprive foreign workers of the right to extend H-1B visas

The Trump administration has distanced itself from the initiative to ban the extension of the H-1B visa, on which qualified specialists work in the United States for the period of consideration of the application for a green card. According to current legislation, an H-1B visa entitles you to work in the United States for 3 years and can be ...

USCIS has exhausted the limit on H-2B work visa applications for the first half of 2018

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on December 21 that the number of applications for an H-2B work visa for the first half of fiscal 2018 exceeded the norm set by the US Congress. On December 15, the application deadline for everyone who intends to start ...

Companies that pay the most foreign workers

Google had over 2500 foreign workers approved to work during fiscal 2016. Many of these individuals are software developers and work under the H-1B visa. However, the tech giant is not alone in finding talent outside of ...

Trump signed a decree tightening the rules for issuing work visas H-1B

US President Donald Trump has signed a decree strengthening control and verification of employers who use the services of skilled foreign workers who come from the United States on an H-1B visa. The decree bears the eloquent title “Buy American, Hire Americans,” reports Time. The document also provides for an analysis of US international trade agreements ...

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