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Didn’t Win in the H-1B Lottery? Now What?

Relax. Every year the Alcorn Immigration Law team helps employers and foreign professionals devise immigration strategies that fit their needs. Those strategies may include a backup plan in the event that a

H-1Bs Still Available Despite Trump’s “Hire American” Order Seeking H-1B Reform

We are still helping companies and candidates obtain H-1B visas despite recent presidential administrative actions seeking H-1B reform. President Trump signed an executive order last week calling for H-1B visas to be

Can I Get an H-1B as a Startup Founder?

I frequently get asked this question by aspiring entrepreneurs. The short answer is, yes. If the Alcorn Immigration Law team sets you up properly for success, you can get an H-1B as

Premium Processing Suspended for H-1B Petitions

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions submitted on or after April 3. The highly coveted H-1B visa allows U.S. companies to

Flurry of Proposals to Reform H-1B

As the deadline for the H-1B lottery approaches, both the Trump administration and federal lawmakers are making moves to reform the oversubscribed H-1B visa program. Highly Coveted The H-1B visa allows U.S.

H-1B Filing Checklist

Thinking about filing a petition for a cap-subject H-1B in the visa lottery?  Here are some things you might need to include, depending on the specifics of the company and the prospective

H1B Visa Lottery for Software Engineers and Other Skilled Workers

I was recently presented with the following question: I am a software engineer employed by a company on STEM OPT. My employer wanted to sponsor me for an H-1B but the petition