In reviewing candidates for a position I'm trying to fill, I've determined that the person I want to hire requires H-1B visa sponsorship. I'm new to immigration sponsorship and have heard different things about who must pay the legal and filing fees. Do I have to pay all of these fees? If yes, can I require the employee to reimburse the company if we end up having to let this person go, or if he quits, before the H-1B visa expires?
The H-1B visa is for "specialty occupation" workers. In order to satisfy the visa requirements, the job must require at least a specific bachelor's (four-year) degree, and the worker must have a relevant U.S. bachelor's degree, foreign degree, or equivalent education and/or experience. For most H-1B-qualifying
Ever since the issuance of a January 8, 2010 memorandum from Donald Neufeld, Associate Director of Service Center Operations of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), H-1B employers have had a heightened awareness of the legal and practical issues related to placing H-1B workers at third-party
The question of whether nurses might qualify for H-1B visas comes up a lot within immigration law. At first glance, the H-1B might look like a good match for this occupation. After all, H-1B visas are for temporary workers in specialty occupations, and nurses are both educated and specialized. And the