Learn more about the H-1B visa program

  • What Is the H-1B Visa?

    What Is the H-1B Visa?

    The H-1B visa is designated for individuals working in a specialty occupation that requires a specific skill set and background of specialized knowledge.

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  • H-1B Cap Kick-Off: What You Need to Know For FY 2022 Cap Season51:17

    H-1B Cap Kick-Off: What You Need to Know For FY 2022 Cap Season

    H-1B cap season is quickly approaching. The H-1B visa program has seen a number of notable changes, such as electronic registration. Watch this webinar for an overview of FY 2022 H-1B cap season.

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  • Types of H-1B Requests For Evidence and How to Respond to Them

    Types of H-1B Requests For Evidence and How to Respond to Them

    Understanding the most common types of requests for evidence and why they are issued can help employers respond decisively. Here are four common reasons for requests for evidence on H-1B petitions.

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  • Northern California District Court Strikes Down H-1B Program Changes

    Northern California District Court Strikes Down H-1B Program Changes

    On December 1, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California decided that the interim rules for the H-1B program issued by the DOL and DHS were invalid.

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  • H-1B Cap Update: January Edition

    H-1B Cap Update: January Edition

    Get an update on what we do and don’t know about FY 2022 Cap season and the lottery process with Global Immigration Associates.

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  • H-1B Cap Season: Five Things to Know in 2021

    H-1B Cap Season: Five Things to Know in 2021

    The Fiscal Year 2022 H-1B cap season is right around the corner. Start things on the right foot by brushing up on electronic registration, the lottery reversal and more.

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  • DHS Proposes New Rules to Replace H-1B Lottery with Wage-Based Selection Process

    DHS Proposes New Rules to Replace H-1B Lottery with Wage-Based Selection Process

    On Oct. 28, 2020, DHS announced plans to change the H-1B selection process from a lottery system to a wage-based selection process.

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  • New DOL Rule Increases Prevailing Wage Requirements For Certain Visas

    New DOL Rule Increases Prevailing Wage Requirements For Certain Visas

    On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the DOL is expected to publish an interim final rule and new prevailing wage figures that will increase the prevailing wage requirements for certain visa categories.

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  • Updated: New Spending Bill Expands Premium Processing for Employment-Based Visas

    Updated: New Spending Bill Expands Premium Processing for Employment-Based Visas

    A new appropriation bill signed into law allows U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to raise the fee for premium processing and expand it to more visa categories.

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  • DHS Sends New H-1B Visa Regulation For Final Review

    DHS Sends New H-1B Visa Regulation For Final Review

    The Department of Homeland Security has sent a new regulation that would amend eligibility requirements for the H-1B specialty occupation visa for final review by the White House.

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  • USCIS Temporarily Suspends Premium Processing for FY 2021 Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions

    USCIS Temporarily Suspends Premium Processing for FY 2021 Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions

    USCIS announced the temporary suspension of premium processing for all FY 2021 cap-subject H-1B visa petitions.

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  • H-1B Electronic Registration: Q&A with GIA Managing Attorney Anne Walsh

    H-1B Electronic Registration: Q&A with GIA Managing Attorney Anne Walsh

    Envoy sat down with GIA Managing Attorney Anne Walsh to learn more about electronic registration and what employers need to know going into FY 2021 cap season.

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  • H-1B Cap Prep: How to Support Your Employees Before, During and After the Petition

    H-1B Cap Prep: How to Support Your Employees Before, During and After the Petition

    Consider these practices during H-1B cap season to improve the employee experience before, during and after the petition process.

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  • H-1B Cap Prep: Final Checklist for FY 2021 Cap Season34:11

    H-1B Cap Prep: Final Checklist for FY 2021 Cap Season

    Join GIA Managing Partner Sara Herbek for the latest installment of our H-1B Cap Prep series to learn more about electronic registration, key dates and a checklist of items you'll need this year.

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  • A Beginner’s Guide To The H-1B Lottery

    A Beginner’s Guide To The H-1B Lottery

    FY 2021 H-1B cap season is approaching, making now the perfect time to brush up on the petition process.

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  • H-1B Lottery Changes: What You Need To Know For FY 2021 Cap Season29:32

    H-1B Lottery Changes: What You Need To Know For FY 2021 Cap Season

    Go into FY 2021 cap season with confidence by tuning into this webinar with Envoy and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates.

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  • 3 Ways Technology is Helping Companies Stay Compliant During H-1B Cap Season

    3 Ways Technology is Helping Companies Stay Compliant During H-1B Cap Season

    FY 2020 H-1B cap season is here, and technology is here to help you stay compliant.

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  • 5 Ways Technology is Helping Small Businesses with H-1B Cap Season

    5 Ways Technology is Helping Small Businesses with H-1B Cap Season

    Immigration technology gives small business owners peace of mind during the often-complicated H-1B cap season.

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  • Department of Homeland Security Proposes Changes to H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    Department of Homeland Security Proposes Changes to H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    DHS announces proposed changes which would impact H-1B cap petitions. These proposals will be published on 3rd December 2018, after which USCIS will accept public feedback for the next 30 days.

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