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Quarterly Reports for Companies on the Status of Foreign National Employees

Posted February 4, 2015Articles, Firm News

One of the hallmarks of Meltzer Hellrung's service package are our quarterly reports. Each quarter we send every client a breakdown of current foreign nationals and their visa statuses. 

In the reports, we list which employees will need visa sponsorship in the next six months and the associated costs of those petitions. We also track employees for when green card processes should be started.

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February Monthly Newsletter

Posted February 3, 2015Firm News, H-1B, Monthly Newsletters

Our February monthly newsletter has been published.

The following subjects are covered:

  • It's time to plan for the H-1B cap
  • Apply for F-1 OPT STEM Extensions Regardless of H-1B Sponsorship
  • H-4 EAD Rule Will Be Implemented Soon
  • Quarterly reports on foreign national employees
  • EB-3 and EB-2 for Chinese nationals
  • DHS Considering “Known Employer” Pilot Program to Aid U.S.-Canada Business Travel

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Meltzer Hellrung is Proud to Work with Stern Deeds to Sponsor O-1 Visas

Posted January 28, 2015Articles, Firm News

We are excited to work with Stern Deeds to provide legal assistance in sponsoring individuals for O-1 visas. To come to the United States and work in the arts you need to demonstrate exceptional ability, opportunity to work, and you must have a sponsor. Stern Deeds acts as an agent and sponsor for talented individuals to pursue work in the US on O-1 visas.

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Who Should Companies Sponsor in the H-1B Cap?

Posted January 8, 2015Matthew Meltzer Firm News, H-1B

Happy New Year! It is officially time to prepare for the 2016 H-1B cap (opens April 1, 2015). This past April 172,500 petitions were submitted for just 85,000 spots. Given the probability of success in the lottery it is beneficial to sponsor an employee now even if the change to H-1B status is not needed for several years.

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January Monthly Newsletter

Posted January 6, 2015Firm News, H-1B, Monthly Newsletters

Our monthly newsletter is now available.

 

The following subjects are covered:

  • It's time to plan for the H-1B cap: 10% dscount on cap cases opened by January 31st
  • Check out our new website!
  • New app from CBP predicts the wait time at various land border crossings
  • Quarterly reports on foreign national employees
  • EB-3 and EB-2 for Chinese nationals

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