When Applying for a United States H1B work visa

Do you have a job offer in the United States? A job offer in the United States is a fantastic opportunity for any foreign national, including a Canadian citizen. If you have been offered a job in the United States and wish to work in the United States, you must apply for a United States work visa. H1B Visa for the United States

The H1B work visa is one type of United States work visa, and it is meant for people with job offers in “specialty” occupations that are highly skilled. For unskilled and skilled job offers, you could look into an H2B work visa.

Requirements for applying for an H1B work visa

Requirements for applying for an H1B work visa include having a job offer in an occupation from a United States employer that is considered to be a “specialty” occupation. This means that the occupation needs high levels of skill and education.

Your employer must require that you have a high level of education for this job, but not just specifically for your situation. In other words, any employer anywhere who would offer this same job would need to require such high standards of education and skill to fill the job.

Your employer must also be prepared to offer you prevailing wage in the geographic region for the job, and you must be qualified for the job you have been offered.

The H1B work visa has an annual quota, which means that only a certain amount of these applications are accepted each year. As a result, these applications are extremely competitive, and there is a certain time and method of applying that you must meet or you could miss out on this year’s application. If you want to apply for the H1B work visa, please contact our immigration law firm for assistance. We can help!

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