Hiring Highly Skilled Workers: Preparing for the 2010 H-1B Cap Season


On April 1, 2010, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service will begin accepting H-1B Specialty Occupation visa petitions. The H-1B is the work visa most commonly used by employers to hire highly skilled foreign workers. Despite the economic downturn, employers are encouraged to begin preparing and filing H-1B petitions on behalf of their employees to ensure that work authorization is secured.

Pryor Cashman Partner Colleen Caden, Chair of the firm’s Immigration Law Group, has written an informative article about the H-1B, entitled Hiring Highly Skilled Workers: Preparing for the 2010 H-1B Cap Season. Her has been published on the website of the Society For Human Resource Management.

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