Work Visa

U.S. Declares an Additional 20,000 H-2B Visas to Help Employers Fill Seasonal Jobs – Act Fast!

The U.S. will grant an additional 20,000 H-2B visas for the first half of the fiscal year to address the labor shortage. The move is intended to provide relief to U.S. employers having difficulty finding employees. The H-2B nonimmigrant program permits employers to temporarily hire nonimmigrants to perform nonagricultural labor or[…]

USCIS Reaches H-1B FY 2021 H-1B Cap

On February 16, 2021, the USCIS received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The agency completed sending non-selection notifications to registrants’[…]