The USCIS announced on March 08, 2010 that it would begin accepting H1B petitions subjects to Fiscal Year 2011 on the April 1, 2010. H1B visas are non-immigrant employment based visa primarily used by U.S. businesses who employ foreign employees in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as scientists, engineers or computer programmers. An approved H1B visa allows a foreign worker to legally work in the U.S. temporarily and potentially leads to a permanent residence greencard. In the past, Cipolla Law Group successfully represented U.S. companies and foreign workers to obtain approved H1B visas, including Architects, Biotechologists, Engineers, Musicians, Psychologist, Social Workers, Scientists, Foreign Teachers etc… If you are considering applying for a H1B visa this year, please contact us today for a consultation. Click here to see the USCIS update.