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Extending Your H-1B Status after Seven Years

What is the best strategy to approach my 7th-year visa extension in accordance with USCIS regulations?

If your fifth year is nearing an end on your H-1B visa, and you have no labor certification application or immigrant petition pending, you must file an application. If your employer will cooperate with a labor certification application,...

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What are the Requirements for an H-1B Visa?

H-1B Visa Occupational and Educational Requirements

The H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant visa designed to allow noncitizen professionals work in the United States.   U.S. employers may employ foreign professionals for any period of time up to six years.  The employee must hold a specialty occupation.  Specific requirements must be met by both the petitioning...

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