How Do I Qualify for an H-1B or Specialty Occupation Visa?

Karen-Lee Pollak

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Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally work in the United States with an H-1B visa.

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H). It allows US employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.

Additional Resources

Making the H-1B Visa Quota for Fiscal Year 2013

Guidance for IT & Staffing Companies in Filing H-1B Petitions

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