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Extension of H-1B Visa Petition

By January 19, 2024March 22nd, 2024No Comments
H-1B Extensions

USCIS can approve H-1B petitions for an initial period of up to three years. However, it’s important to note that H-1B status can be extended for an additional three years under specific circumstances. This extension allows continued employment of H-1B workers beyond the initial three-year period, ensuring that valuable talent can contribute to your organization for an extended duration.

Employment Authorization Beyond Six Years

In certain situations, USCIS may grant employment authorization beyond the standard six-year limit for H-1B workers. These circumstances are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and typically involve situations where the employee is in the process of obtaining lawful permanent resident status or when other exceptions apply.

Ultimately, the H-1B program offers U.S. employers the opportunity to bring in foreign professionals with specialized skills for temporary employment. Understanding the petition process, documentation requirements, and extension possibilities is vital for a successful H-1B employment experience. Contact Jeelani Law Firm today to begin your H-1B visa application!

Jeelani Law Firm, PLC

JEELANI LAW FIRM, PLC is regarded as one of the top immigration law firms in the industry. We handle all immigration matters including family based adjustment of status/green card cases, citizenship filings, representation of businesses and employees when filing L1A/B Petitions, H1B petitions, and Permanent Labor petitions. Our firm also litigates immigration cases dealing with delayed adjudications as well as appellate matters before the U.S. Federal Courts, U.S. Immigration Courts, USCIS and the BIA. Given the complex nature of immigration law, inexperience can lead to many mistakes which may result in delays, denials, and loss of filing fees and valuable time. Contact our office and we will take care of the rest.