Category: H1-B

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Visa Fee Increase On Various Non-Immigrant Visas

The United States has recently announced a substantial hike in fees for various non-immigrant visas, such as the H-1B, L-1, and EB-5, set to take effect from April 1, 2024. Among these, the H-1B visa stands out as a crucial non-immigrant category that enables US companies to engage foreign workers in specialised occupations requiring theoretical…
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Canada To Introduce New Work Permit Scheme For H-1B Visa Holders From The US

Do you have a US H-1B visa and are dreaming of a fresh start? Canada is aiming to lure temporary workers in the tech sector in the United States to fill Canadian job vacancies with a new immigration initiative called the Tech Talent Strategy. The Tech Talent Strategy will lead to the creation of an…
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Massive Fraud Detected In H-1B Lottery System

US immigration officials have discovered massive fraud behind the rise in H-1B applications for the fiscal year 2024. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), some companies committed fraud to artificially increase their chances of winning the visa for their skilled foreign workers. USCIS issues H-1B visas on the basis of a lottery…
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Initial Registration To Open For  H-1B  FY 2024

The highly anticipated H-1B visa filing season for the fiscal year 2024 will begin at the start of March 2023. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant work visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in places that require technical or theoretical expertise in professional fields such as Information Technology, Engineering, and Medicine. Selected…
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US State Department Addressed Excessive US Visa Waiting Time

At a briefing, the US Department of State responded to criticism that wait times have been too long and have harmed workers, families, and companies.  The delays for visa applications have gone up due to reduced workforce and coronavirus-related restrictions in operations since March 2020. The US department cited data showing improvement stating that “The…
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