H1 B VISA
- October 23, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
Subject :International Relation
Context: The State Department has proposed not to issue temporary business visas for H-1B speciality occupations which allowed several companies to send their technology professionals for a short stay to complete jobs on site in the U.S.
- It is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ graduate level foreign workers in specialty occupations. It requires,
- Theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as in IT, finance, accounting, architecture, engineering, mathematics, science, medicine, etc.
- Any professional level job that usually requires a bachelor’s degree or higher can come under the H-1B visa for specialty occupations.
- The US H1-B visa is designed to be used for staff in specialty occupations. H-1B has an option of green card application..
- H-1B visa holders can bring their spouse and children under 21 years of age to the US under the H4 Visa category as dependents.
- An H4 Visa holder is allowed to remain in the US as long as the H-1B visa holder remains in legal status.
- While an H4 visa holder is not eligible to work in the US, they may attend school, obtain a driver’s license and open a bank account while in the US.
- It is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card.
- It is issued to immigrants to the US under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 1952.
- It allows a person to live and work permanently in the US.