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H-1B Filing Season Begins April 1, 2010

Legal Update
February 8, 2010

On April 1, 2010, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service will begin accepting H-1B Specialty Occupation visa petitions. The H-1B is the work visa most commonly used by employers to hire highly skilled foreign workers. Despite the economic downturn, employers are encouraged to begin preparing and filing H-1B petitions on behalf of their employees to ensure that work authorization is secured.

Pryor Cashman Partner Colleen Caden, Chair of the firm’s Immigration Law Group, has written an informative Legal Update about the H-1B entitled “H-1B Filing Season Begins April 1, 2010.” To read the update, please click here