H1B Work Visa.
Specializing in the H1B Work Visa
The H1B work visa allows employers to sponsor specialty workers on a temporary basis. Recruit highly skilled and talented workers for hard-to-fill positions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
H1B Job Requirements, Employee Eligibility, and Alternative Visa Options
H-1B Job Requirements
The H-1B specialty occupation must meet the following requirements:
1. Require theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge
2. Require attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree or its equivalent in the specific specialty; and,
3. Any one, or more, of the following:
A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent is normally the minimum entry requirement for the position
The degree requirement is common to the industry or, the position is so complex or unique that the work only can be performed by an individual with a degree
The employer normally requires a degree or its equivalent for the position; or
The nature of the specific duties is so specialized and complex that the knowledge required to perform the duties is usually associated with the attainment of a bachelor or higher degree.
H-1B Employee Eligibility
A foreign national who qualifies for the H-1B visa must meet one of the following requirements:
Complete a U.S. bachelor’s degree or higher in the degree specified by the job posted
Hold a foreign degree that is the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree specified in the job posted
Hold an official license or certification which authorizes him or her to perform the specific job
Have education, training, or progressively responsible experience in the specialty that is equivalent to the completion of an equivalent degree
Other Available Visa Options
Our immigration attorneys can provide H-1B visa alternatives tailored to each company and each employee’s unique skill set and needs. Here are a few examples of what a potential H-1B candidate might also qualify for:
B-1 in lieu of a H-1B Visa – This is for an employee whose work would be H-1B level in a specialty occupation, paid by an employer outside the U.S., and with a degree that is relevant to the work they would be performing.
L-1 Visa – Companies with offices outside the U.S. can transfer an employee to your U.S. location.
E-3 Visa – Available to citizens of Australia.
TN Visa – For Mexican and Canadian citizens, this is a route that you could take to qualify to work in the U.S.
O-1 Visa – For people of extraordinary talents, abilities, and achievement, the O-1 Visa is a great option.
There are several other options depending on your foreign national employee’s skill set and country of origin. Contact a Subhan Law Office, LLC, today to learn more about the best fit for you.
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