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Seattle, WA 98101-3034
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Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
206.464.4224

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
206.464.4224

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Complimentary Webinar: How to Prepare for the H-1B Lottery

Complimentary Webinar: How to Prepare for the H-1B Lottery
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019
10 AM – 11 AM (PACIFIC)

Presented by Ryan Swanson Immigration Attorneys, Amy Royalty and Marsha Mavunkel


 

The H-1B visa classification is for temporary employment of foreign national professionals in specialty occupations requiring a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a specialty field. For employers who wish to hire foreign national professionals in 2019, H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota or cap must be filed by April 1, 2019, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”). Last year, USCIS received over 190,098 H-1B cap-subject petitions for the available 65,000 H-1B visas.

Based on the high demand for H-1B visas last year and the improved economy with more hiring taking place this year, it is likely the statutory quota will again be exceeded soon after the filing period opens.  Employers who want to hire foreign nationals subject to the statutory quota should consult with immigration counsel as soon as possible to start preparing their H-1B cap petition filings.

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Please email Laurel Jones, [email protected], with questions.






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