H-1B-Dependent Employer Law and Legal Definition

According to 8 USCS § 1182 (Title 8, Aliens and Nationality; Chapter 12, Immigration and Nationality Immigration; Admission Qualifications For Aliens; Travel Control of Citizens and Aliens), the term “H-1B-dependent employer” means ?an employer that–

H-1B1 Visa Law and Legal Definition

The H-1B specialty workers Visa is a nonimmigrant Visa which allows foreign nationals to enter the U.S. and perform services in a ‘specialty occupation.’ A “specialty occupation” requires theoretical and practical application of a body of specialized knowledge along with at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Specialty occupations include: accounting, computer analysts, programmers,…

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H-1B2 Visa Law and Legal Definition

The H-1B2 Research and Development Project Visa is reserved to aliens who come temporarily to the U.S. to perform exceptional services related to a cooperative and development project governed by the Department of Defense (DoD). The H-1B2 Visa application must be filed by the DoD and must contain 1) a description of the proposed employment…

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H-1B3 Visa Law and Legal Definition

The H-1B3 Visa is a nonimmigrant Visa issued aliens who come temporarily to the U.S. to work as fashion models. The fashion model should be nationally or internationally recognized for his/her achievements, merit and abilities.

H-2A Program Law and Legal Definition

The H-2A temporary agricultural program establishes a means for agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature. Before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) can approve an employer’s petition for such workers, the…

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H-2B Work Visa Law and Legal Definition

The H-2B Work Visa was created to allow people to come to the United States temporarily. This was created mainly for non-agricultural jobs in which there is a shortage of United States workers. Up to 66,000 of H-2B Visas are issued annually. Prospects are good that H-2B Visas will remain available in future years.

H-4B Visa Law and Legal Definition

An H-4 visa is a visa issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to spouse and children under 21 years of age of H visa holders. This visa allows immediate family members of H-1A, H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, or H-3 visa holders to lawfully come and stay in the U.S. it is a non…

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Habeas Corpus Law and Legal Definition

Habeas corpus is a Latin term meaning “you have the body”. It is a writ (court order) which directs the law enforcement officials who have custody of a prisoner to appear in court with the prisoner in order to determine the legality of the prisoner’s confinement. Habeas corpus petitions are commonly used when a prisoner…

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Habeas Corpus Act Law and Legal Definition

Habeas Corpus Act was an English statute enacted in 1679 during the reign of King Charles II. It was passed to remedy a condition of indifference or disregard of the rights of the people which had through royal influence and other causes reached the point where the common law writ became so little respected that…

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