Among the most popular of the nonimmigrant (temporary) visas allowing holders to work in the U.S., the "H-1B" is designated for temporary specialty workers. Tech and other professionals are common users of this visa -- but watch out, its popularity means that the allotted amount of available visas runs out every year.
How to Find a Cap-Exempt H-1B Job
Figuring out whether working for a particular H-1B employer can be brought about without worrying about the annual limits on certain H-1B visas.
H-1B Visa to the U.S.: Who Qualifies?
The H-1B visa category is for noncitizens who will work in the United States in a "specialty occupation," perform services under a Department of Defense-administered project, or work as a fashion model of distinguished merit and ability.
Types of Jobs Most Likely to Qualify for an H-1B Visa
Job categories mostly likely to qualify a foreign student or worker for a H-1B visa.
H-4 Visas for Family of H-1B Visa Holder
Who qualifies for an H-4 visa, how to apply, and what rights it confers within the United States.
Part-Time Work and Multiple Employers for H-1B Workers
You don't necessarily need a full-time job in the U.S. to qualify for an H-1B visa for temporary specialty workers.
When Nurses Can Qualify for an H-1B Visa to the U.S.
As specialized as nurses are, only those at the highest levels stand a good chance of approval for an H-1B visa as a temporary specialty worker.
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How Long It Takes to Get an H-1B Visa Petition Approved
How long a wait to expect, and how to monitor your progress toward approval of Form I-129.
Common Reasons for Denial of an H-1B Visa
Issues regarding the position, the applicant's qualifications, and more can sink an H-1B application.
How Employers Can Hire an H-1B Worker Who Is Already in the U.S.
Whether the worker is in H-1B status with some other company, or in the U.S. on another type of visa, following the right procedures gives you an opportunity to hire the person.
Steps Employers Must Take to Hire an H-1B Worker: Overview
A step-by-step account of how an employer can petition for and hire a worker on an H-1B visa.
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