Sample Itinerary

Below is a sample work itinerary for an employee working at a secondary job location. Itineraries of service such as the one below help demonstrate to USCIS that the petitioning company retains control of the employee, even when (s)he works on assignment with another company. The format below has not … Continue reading

Reducing the Cost of H-1B Fees: Can Employers Make Employees Pay?

In general, when an employer employing foreign nationals decides to make deductions from such an employee’s salary, the employer must be sure that doing so would not push the employee’s actual wages below the prevailing wage required by the labor certification. Exceptions are made for “authorized” deductions that are required by law and/or that are also made against the wages of U.S. workers similarly employed. Continue reading