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  • Benching of H-1B & L-1 Visa Employees

    Benching of H-1B Employees It is not permitted to bench H-1B employees without pay. At any point when an H-1B employee is not performing work or not in productive status because a company does not have an immediate project for them, the employee must still continue to receive the same wage listed in the Labor […]
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  • “Good Faith” Recruiting in PERM Labor Certification Applications

    PERM is a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Program, which stands for Program Electronic Review Management. There are three steps in acquiring a PERM labor certification:  During Step 2, sponsoring employers must engage in a series of good faith recruiting steps, meaning they must make a good faith effort to first hire “able, willing, qualified, […]
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  • I’m on an H-1B and Have Been Laid Off. Can I Change to Visitor Status?

    Are you one of the many recently laid-off U.S. tech workers? Associate Attorney Erica Chiodo discusses whether H-1B holders can change to visitor status in the video below. Berardi can help in a variety of ways, so check out our Tech Workers Resources page and fill out our intake form for next steps. If you […]
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  • I’m on an H-1B and Have a Pending Green Card. I’ve Been Laid Off. What Are my Options?

    If you’re one of the many tech workers in the U.S. that has been laid off by your employer, check out our latest video with Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom. You may also be interested in our Tech Workers Resources page and if you want to take the next steps then just fill out our intake […]
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  • I’m on an H-1B and Have Been Laid Off. What Are My Options?

    Berardi Immigration Law Partner Jennifer Behm talks about options if you’re on an H-1B and have been laid off. If you’re one of the many tech workers in the U.S. that has been laid off, we can help you change your status and maintain lawful status in the U.S. Check out our Tech Workers Resources […]
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  • I’m on an H-1B and Have Been Laid Off. Can I Transfer to Another Employer?

    Are you one of the many tech workers in the U.S. that has been laid off by your employer? We’re sorry this happened but don’t fret. We can help you change your status and maintain lawful status in the U.S. Check out our Tech Workers Resources page and fill out our intake form for next […]
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  • What Do Tech Layoffs Mean for Individuals in the U.S. on a Work Visa?

    You’ve likely seen the news that Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, laid off 3,700 people from the company – nearly half of its staff. While Twitter is making the headlines, many other tech giants have also laid off large numbers of staff. Lyft let go of 13% of its workforce, Opendoor let go of 18% […]
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  • Client Approval: H-1B Cap Exempt

    Watch Associate Attorney Erica Chiodo’s client approval story in the video below relating to an H-1B cap exemption. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • USCIS has Completed the 2023 H-1B Lottery

    USCIS has met the cap for H-1B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2023. Notifications were sent to registrants’ online accounts. If your case was not selected, the account will read, “Not selected: Not selected- not eligible to file an H-1B cap petition based on this registration.” Petitions that are exempt from the cap will […]
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  • Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status | If My Status is Terminated | Ep. 1

    Watch the video below on Terminating Employees in H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 or E-3 Status and check out our related page on Universal Visa Services. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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