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2019 H1B Visa Application Preparation

The most important job visa category in the United States is a non-immigrant visa that is issued to a U.S company with a foreign professional with professional skills (Also known as 美国工作签证). Holders of H1B visas can work in the United States for three years, and then can be extended for another three years. If the identity of the visa holder has not changed after the expiration of 6 years, they must leave the United States. This article will introduce the h1b visa application process (h1b签证流程), so you can prepare h1b 2019 application in advance.

2018 November to December H1B application process

This period of time refers to the preparation of the year before the H1B application. For example, if you want to apply for the H1B lottery in 2019, you need to start preparations between November and December 2018. It is mainly necessary for the applicant to communicate with the employer and reach a consensus to confirm that the employer is willing to help apply for H1B. At this time, the applicant’s identity is still the OPT status of the legal work in the United States.

2019 January to February H1B application process

After the applicant and the employer reached a consensus on the H1B visa application, what the applicant needs to do in January-February of the year is to be familiar with the H1B application process and start preparing the application documents.

2019 March H1B application process

In March, applicants are required to complete all H1B visa materials and send them out as time requirements. H1B visa applicants should finally confirm all the application materials that need to be submitted and send them in the last week of March. It is best to send them on April 1st, or within 5 working days afterwards, and send them early. Will be returned.

April 1st to mid April

H1B Visa The time of the lottery.

From mid-April to the end of June

Waiting for the H1B visa lottery result. The Immigration Department will not publish the results to all applicants once after the completion of the signing, but it will take at least two months to complete the completion. If you receive the official written or email notification from the Immigration Department, the H1B draw is successful. However, after being drawn, all the information will be reviewed through the official mystery case. After the approval, the H1B status will be officially obtained. If the file or file is not in compliance with the legal standards, the Immigration Center will issue a Notice of Replenishment (RFE), which requires the applicant to submit the supplementary file to the designated address as soon as possible. After the approval, the Immigration Department will send an I-797 notice, which has been approved on behalf of H1B. This is the necessary document for H1B in the future. If the applicant successfully draws H1B, the OPT status will be automatically extended to September 30th. H1B will take effect on October 1. If not selected, the applicant will immediately lose the legal residence status.