As one of the most popular and widely applicable visas allowing noncitizens to work in the U.S., the H-1B is the topic of numerous questions by employers and employees alike. Find answers here.
In a California Corporation, Can Corporate Directors Include H-1B Visa Holders?
In California (the home state of the questioner), the law places no restrictions on who may be directors.
How Soon Can Our Company Fire This New H-1B Worker?
There's little to stop an employer from terminating a worker soon after the start of employment.
How Do I Ask Prospective H-1B Employer About Future Green Card Sponsorship?
Learn about factors to consider when negotiating with a potential H-1B employer regarding future green card sponsorship.
If I’m on an H-1B visa, can my same-sex spouse get a U.S. visa too?
Legally recognized same-sex marriages qualify noncitizens for derivative visas to the United States.
Working in the U.S. on an H-1B: Can I Also Start on Online Business Based Overseas?
The U.S. government can be surprisingly strict about what constitutes unauthorized employment in the United States.
Is Working for an IT Consulting or Staffing Company or Labor Broker a Good Way to Get an H-1B Visa?
Getting work with an IT consulting company may make finding a job easier, but it creates several hurdles to actually obtaining an H-1B visa.
Can Multiple H-1B Employers Petition for Me at Once?
USCIS clearly wants to prevent employers from trying to game the H-1B system; what's a prospective employee to do?
What Aspects of Eventual Green Card Sponsorship Should Be Included in an H-1B Employment Contract?
Learn what factors you and your future employer may consider in drafting an employment contract that includes future green card sponsorship.
U.S. Immigration Made Easy
Contains a chapter devoted to eligibility criteria and application procedures for the H-1B.