H1B visas are highly sought after by foreign professionals and U.S. employers for their multitude of benefits. These non-immigrant visas are intended for workers who possess specialty skills, often requiring an advanced degree. Because this visa is so competitive, it requires that all applicants follow a very specific H1B visa process to apply.
With the 2017-2018 H1B season quickly approaching, individuals are gathering the necessary documents in preparation for the April 1st filing date. Due to the annual quota/cap imposed on H1B visas and the increasing competition, it’s best to get started right away in order to identify your H1B needs and develop a filing strategy. For H1B Visa Evaluation Visit here
There are two main components involved in the H1B visa process, as we’ll soon see. The first is getting sponsored by a U.S. employer. Without a petitioning employer, you cannot follow through with the remaining steps. After securing an employer who fits the eligibility requirements, the second major part is for the employer to receive an approved Labor Condition Application. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll highlight the top ten H1B filing tips for the 2017-2018 season and an overview of the H1B visa process.
Specifically, we’ll discuss the different quota categories and their eligibility requirements as well as questions our firm frequently receives from H1B applicants. If at any point you have questions regarding the H1B visa process or want to explore your options in more detail, you can schedule a consultation with one of our H1B immigration attorney.