H-1B Petition Amendment

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The H-1B visa is a work permit that allows highly skilled foreign workers to come to the United States to work in “specialty occupations.” These are occupations that require at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. Recently, there have been some changes to the H-1B visa program. One of the most significant changes is the requirement that petitioners submit an amendment any time there is a change to the terms and conditions of employment for H-1B visa holders. In this blog post, we will explore what this new requirement means for employers and employees alike. We will also provide some tips on how to ensure that your H-1B amendment is filed correctly and on time.