3 Tips To Avoid Screwing Up Your H-1B Application

Law360, New York (March 2, 2015, 3:21 PM EST) -- It is hard enough to secure an H-1B visa for a highly skilled worker because the low cap keeps them in demand, but some applications never even make it to the lottery phase. 

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services caps the number of H-1B visas allotted for most businesses at 85,000 per year, choosing lucky professionals with a lottery system. Last year the USCIS received twice as many petitions as available visas. The most heartbreaking thing for an attorney isn't losing based on the random lottery, but losing out based on their mistakes or sloppy work.

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