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H-1B Visa

News Flash: H-1B Visa Suspension Expires Today

President Biden has opted not to renew former President Trump’s executive order banning H-1B visas. That order was enacted in June 2020 and is set to expire today, March 31, 2021. President Biden has allowed the order to expire today to restore the pipeline for skilled foreign workers. This Is a Win for Businesses, Especially…

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H-1B Recapture of Days Spent Outside the U.S.

In this blog we address the following question: What happens to the time H-1B holders spend outside the U.S. while working for U.S. employers and still within the maximum six-year stay limitation?  You may have wondered this yourself. If you travel abroad for vacation, business, or family matters during your six-year stay in the U.S., how is…

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H-1B Registration Closes March 25

Starting in 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) started a new process employers must go through to apply for H-1B cap visa petitions. The electronic H-1B registration process is a preliminary step an employer must complete now (deadline March 25) before they can file H-1B visa petitions on behalf of foreign nationals with specialized…

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How to Create an H-1B Registrant Account

The electronic H-1B registration process is a preliminary step an employer must complete now (deadline March 25) before they can file H-1B visa petitions on behalf of foreign nationals with specialized degrees (also known as “requested workers”) who have never had H-1B status. To register, you must have a myUSCIS account. Here’s a quick guide…

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How to Find an H-1B Visa Sponsor

The most important thing to know about obtaining employment in the U.S. and obtaining an H-1B work visa is that you should contact an experienced Dublin immigration attorney for sound legal guidance and assistance as you seek to obtain the visa. U.S.-based employers who act as H-1B visa sponsors – and those who would like…

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Where Are the Best Computer Programmers?

Our prosperity in the United States is built on the renegade, risk-taking spirit of innovation and invention. A new business is an expression of belief – the confidence that “we can make it” in the United States. But there seems to be a computer programmer shortage. Historically, wave after wave of immigrants have put their…

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Where Do H-1B Visas Go?

In January 2010, the senior executives at Molina Healthcare, located in Long Beach, California, conducted a staff meeting. Dozens of people in Molina’s IT department would have to be laid off, the executives announced, because the company had done so poorly in the preceding quarter. What the laid-off employees did not suspect at the time…

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April 1 for H-1B Visa Petitions

It’s a deadline that’s approaching fast. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) receives H-1B visa petitions each year beginning on April 1, and with only 65,000 H-1B visas available, April 1 is the date that those applications must be received by USCIS. Across the U.S., employers are right now determining their H-1B needs for fiscal…

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H-1B Visas and Taxes

H-1B visa holders are taxed on their income in one of two ways: Those categorized as “non-resident aliens” are taxed only on the income they earn in the United States Those categorized as “resident aliens” are taxed on income earned both in the U.S. and elsewhere. Non-resident Alien A non-resident alien must complete tax form…

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