H-1B visas are available to foreign skilled or semi-skilled workers who come to the United States for an initial 3-year period to perform services in a “specialty occupation.” There are several occupations that are currently considered by the USCIS to be specialty occupations, and additional occupations may be considered on a per-applicant basis.
The Current List Includes Occupations Such As:
Certain Healthcare Professionals
Engineers And Scientists
Licensed Professionals Such As Architects And Lawyers
To Be Eligible For An H-1b, One Must Meet The Following Requirements:
Profession Must Be A “specialty Occupation”
Petition Must Be Submitted By The Employer (Some Exceptions May Apply)
Employee Must Have A Bachelor’s Degree Or Us Equivalent Or Experience In The Specialty Occupation
The Employer Must Pay The Employee The Prevailing Wage
The Employee Meets State Licensing Requirements If Such License Is Required
Contact us for assistance with obtaining an H-1B Visa for your employee
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