Nowadays unemployment is increasing globally. The US Government creates many opportunities to start a business or join in the US-based companies. The US-based company also searching for highly qualified skilled workers to increase their economic growth. The job seekers must follow US Immigration laws to get a job in the USA. Depends on the specific work, the US consulate granted an immigrant or non-immigrant visas. The USCIS finally approves the alien's petition if the petitioner qualifies for the work visa. There are many work visas such as H-1B, H2, L1A, L1B, O-1, O-2 and P Visas. The I-129 application is necessary to approve. |
The I-129 is a petition for a non-immigrant worker. The EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 also work visas, but such visas are immigrant-visas. The main difference between immigrant and non-immigrant visas are the foreigner interested to stay in the USA for a long time consider an immigrant visa. Non-immigrant visa is a temporary visa and come back to the home country after finishing the work. The immigrant workers must file the I-140 application form. Either immigrant or non immigrant workers must submit the I-140 to adjust the visa status as a permanent residency. The I-129 form application fee is $325 and I-140 application fee is $580. Of course the non immigrant I-129 form doesn't have premium processing, but I-140 have premium process, additionally pay another $1000 for premium process. The petitioner pays directly through online through National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT), IMPS, AXIS bank or Citibank. The premium process finished within 15 calendar days. If not done, the fee will return shortly. The I-129 form approved by the local US consulate, but I-140 approved by the USCIS. When the non-immigrant work seeker submit the I-129 form through us consulate website. The website gives the submitted notice instantly to the petitioner and gives the acknowledgement printout with CEAC bar-codes. It's having the interview date and other criteria. The applicant must get all applicants and receipts and show the proofs to the US consulate officer. The I-797 form also helps the petitioner to know the visa status. Sometimes even the applicant qualified, the US consulate not guaranteed to get a work visa. The main reason is most of the visa have limitations and maximum visa caps. If the applicants crossed the visa limits, the USCIS elects the immigrants by using a lottery system. So that recently the USCIS has chosen the H-1B visa work visa holders by using Lottery system.
The New York Immigration Lawyer simplifies the visa process to get a work visa quickly. Please note a small mistake can lose a chance to get a visa and a small mistake can depart from the United States, so Immigration attorney's help can resolve a lot of problems. If the applicant is not qualified and not get any visa, Immigration lawyer alternatively applies and obtain an EAD (Employment Authorization Document) from the USCIS.
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