The H-1B visa is the visa category assigned to highly skilled workers. These are professionals with a college degree. The visas issued to them, also known as work permits, allow recipients to come to the U.S. to work for three years, with the option to renew for another three years. Obtaining this type of [...]
Workers seeking employment green cards have two-time challenges. The first challenge is that the priority date of their application must be before the cutoff date set forth in the US Visa Bulletin. The second challenge is that the eligibility of the applicant for a visa or green card depends on the country of the applicant. Some countries (China, India, Mexico, and the Philippines, and possibly others) have limits on the percentage of available visas and green cards.