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Transferring Talent from Facilities Abroad as Option for Skilled Workers for Manufacturing Companies

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Using treaty of commerce and navigation visas as a possible option for manufacturing companies searching for talent is a great way for manufacturing companies to explore. Companies with affiliates abroad have another option:...more

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USCIS Publishes FY 2023 H-1B Cap Registration Statistics

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published fiscal year (FY) 2023 H-1B cap registration statistics, confirming that more than 48,000 prospective petitioners submitted 483,927 registrations - an...more

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Is the H-1B Visa a Viable Option for F-1 Students and Their Employers Anymore?

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An accounting firm hires a new graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from a local university for its audit team.  This new graduate is a foreign student utilizing the one-year Optional Practical Training...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In The United States (Updated)

1. Choosing the Right Legal Structure - 1.1 Introduction - Establishing a business entity in the United States can be an important strategic step for any international company that wants to avail itself of the world’s...more

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USCIS Completes FY 2023 H-1B Selection

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Federal immigration officials recently announced completion of the fiscal year 2023 H-1B CAP selection process, handing out the much-prized limited availability visas to those workers who qualify due to their specialized...more

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USCIS Announces FY 2023 H-1B Selection Process Completion

On March 29, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had completed the initial H-1B regular cap and master’s cap selection process for fiscal year (FY) 2023. Continuing its use of an...more

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FY2023 H-1B Initial Electronic Registration Selection Process Completed

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received enough FY2023 H-1B electronic registrations to reach the cap and that it has notified petitioners whose registrations were selected that they...more

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USCIS Conducts Lottery Selection Process for H-1B FY2023 Cap

USCIS posted updates on the H-1B registration process to its registration portal on March 26 and 27, 2022. As expected, USCIS has received more electronic H-1B cap registrations than available H-1B numbers under the quota of...more

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Updated Guidance on O-1s Provides Helpful Reality Check

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Employers are experiencing incredible challenges recruiting for all types of jobs. Recruiting for that special “make or break” position – often for a C-suite, technology innovator, or creative – has always been tough. U.S....more

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Register Now for H-1B Status

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For employers seeking to hire or retain skilled foreign professionals in specialty occupations (occupations for which a degree is required), helping to get H-1B status for the foreign national is often a key tool. ...more

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Court Endorses False Claims Act Theory for Business and Work Visas

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In a False Claims Act (FCA) case with implications for the use of business and work visas, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey refused on Tuesday to reconsider or allow an immediate appeal of its prior ruling...more

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H-1B Lottery: If you don’t register, you can’t play

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The virtual transaction takes place: $10 in exchange for a string of randomly selected numbers and a chance at the “American Dream.” Regardless of how you define the “American Dream,” at its core is freedom and opportunity....more

McAfee & Taft

H-1B visa lottery season now open until March 18

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It’s the lottery that can pay dividends for U.S. employers and foreign nationals. Today marks the official opening of the H-1B lottery season. This is the time in which employers who seek to hire or retain foreign national...more

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H-1B Cap Season is Almost Here

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It’s time to start preparing for the H-1B cap season. The H-1B cap registration period for Fiscal Year 2023 will open at noon Eastern on March 1, 2022, and run through noon on March 18, 2022....more

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USCIS Accepts First Time H-1B Applications on March 1, 2022

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US Citizenship & Immigration Service announced that it will accept initial applications for first time H-1B visa petitions from March 1, 2022 until March 18, 2022.  An H-1B visa allows an employer to employ a foreign national...more

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The H-1B Cap Lottery for FY 2023 is Less Than One-Month Away. Are you ready?

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”) is once again requiring employers that want to sponsor a worker for an H-1B visa - which is awarded to employees who possess highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s or...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

USCIS Announces Registration Period for FY 2023 H-1B Cap Season

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2023 H-1B cap season lottery will open at 12 pm EST on March 1, 2022, and will run through noon on...more

Crowe & Dunlevy

H-1B Registration Opens March 1

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As March approaches, it's time to take action if your organization is seeking new H-1B status for any foreign national employees or applicants. H-1B status allows foreign nationals who work in a specialty occupation (an...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

H-1B Cap Registration Begins on March 1, 2022

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting electronic registrations for H-1B candidates, subject to the annual quota, beginning on noon Eastern on March 1, 2022. The registration...more

Williams Mullen

H-1B Lottery Season Underway for FY 2023

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U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the registration period for this year’s H-1B lottery will begin at noon Eastern time on March 1, 2022 and will end at noon Eastern time on March 18, 2022. All...more

FordHarrison

USCIS Gears up for the H-1B FY23 Cap Cycle

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Executive Summary: USCIS has announced the timeline for the H-1B FY23 Cap Petition Cycle. The H-1B FY23 cap registration period will run from noon on March 1, 2022 until noon on March 18, 2022. USCIS will then conduct a...more

Miller Canfield

UPDATED: Key Deadlines Approaching for H-1B CAP Electronic Registration Process

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Employers seeking to sponsor candidates for initial H-1B sponsorship should note that the H-1B electronic registration dates have been announced by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS has announced that...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

H-1B Cap Season: Electronic Pre-Registration for FY 2023 Begins March 1, 2022

What is the H-1B Program? The H-1B program allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a...more

Troutman Pepper

The Return of the Annual H-1B Cap Lottery

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Q. How does the H-1B cap lottery work? A. Once again, the H-1B cap filing season is here. The H-1B is a popular U.S. work visa available to highly skilled foreign nationals who are offered an H-1B-qualifying position by...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

H-1B Visa Lottery Deadlines Approaching

Last week, USCIS announced the H-1B visa cap registration deadlines for FY2023. Registration is mandatory for most employers wishing to sponsor a candidate for an H-1B visa in the FY2023 H-1B cap cycle. Registration is an...more

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