/Tag: visa cap

Irish citizens to be part of E-3 program if expansion bill passes

We talked about the expansion of the E-2 visa program last week, and now it seems another employment immigration visa under the same program will see similar expansion. The E-3 visa, currently only available to Australian citizens, could be made available to citizens of the Republic of Ireland soon. A new bill would allot 10,500 [...]

By |2018-03-30T15:15:02+00:00March 2nd, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Irish citizens to be part of E-3 program if expansion bill passes

H-1B visas hit 2012 cap, other petitions still being accepted

The H-1B visa allows foreign workers in specialty occupations to stay in the United States for three years, during which time they are temporarily employed by a U.S. company. Applicants must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree as a minimum requirement, and the H-1B program has an annual cap of 65,000. For the [...]

By |2018-03-19T20:10:56+00:00December 28th, 2011|Categories: Employment Eligibility, Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on H-1B visas hit 2012 cap, other petitions still being accepted