Category: H1-B

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

USA: Biden Reverses US Work Visa Ban

US President Joe Biden has revoked the controversial US work visa ban imposed under the previous administration. President Joe Biden said that “it does not advance the interests of the United States.” Former President Trump ordered a ban on US employment-based visas shortly after the coronavirus outbreak, on the grounds that it would protect the…
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US H-1B Visa Update: Lottery System and Visa Registration for 2022

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. The technology companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook depend on this immigration route to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.  The United…
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US Immigration Overhaul: Citizenship Act of 2021

US President Joe Biden has introduced new legislation to reform immigration policies, which intends to increase the number of international specialists in the United States. President Biden new legislation would help international specialists eventually gain US citizenship, and would enable to roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants who live in the United States to do the…
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USA: Trump US work visa ban remains

Despite a recent change in leadership, the US Department of Justice defended former President Donald Trump’s ban on the entry of foreign nationals that “present risk” to unemployed Americans during economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. A lawyer for the US Department of Justice (DoJ) recently announced that Trump’s renewed US work visa ban would…
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US Work Visa to Prioritise Higher Wage Earners

The United States government has once again modified the H-1B visa process. The new regulation will prioritise skills and salary level over the lottery system.  According to an announcement published by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the amendments on the H-1B cap selection process will push employers to offer higher salaries and…
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