H1-B Visa Information for Employers and Human Resource Professionals
Each year, U.S. employers use the H-1B visa process to recruit, hire and sponsor tens of thousands of international graduates from U.S. universities and colleges. The H-1B visa program is designed to be relatively straightforward, providing hiring employers access to the best of the graduating class, without the need to make permanent commitments before knowing the career potential and company fit of the international candidate.
Although the employer’s obligations under the H-1B program are not onerous, they are quite specific. If your firm is thinking about hiring international graduates under this visa program, there are some basic things to consider at the outset.