An H1B visa a non-immigrant visa type, allowing employers to file petitions aiming at bringing foreign professionals to work for them in what is known as “specialty occupations”. These foreigners must be highly educated and holders of bachelor’s degree or higher or its equivalent to be considered as qualified enough to perform the required job duties.
The H1B visa is temporary, with a cumulative maximum duration of 6 years. While the initial period of stay for H1B visa holders is three (3) years, it can be extended for up to three (3) more additional years. It is the most popular and commonly used visas among employers who wish to hire foreign nationals.
Therefore, if you already secured a job in Ohio and are looking forward to know what happens next, then, as you might have guessed by now, your employer will have to file an H1B visa petition for you in order to get your moving procedures started and bring you to the U.S.