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F-1 OPT To H-1B Visa Change of Status Filings: Tips & Strategies. Learn how to successfully file F-1 to H-1B Change of Status petition and how to bridge the Cap Gap.


About The Webinar

Employers filing H-1B petitions for F-1 students need to ensure that the H-1B registrations are submitted during the acceptance period, and during the students’ authorized period of stay. This webinar will present the procedures to successfully file F-1 to H-1B Change of Status petitions, and avoid undesirable break in employment due to cap-gap.

You’ll Learn

  • H1B Pre-Registration For 2024: All You Need To Know

  • CPT, OPT, STEM Extension: Does It Make A Difference For H-1B Cap Filing?

  • H-1B “Cap Gap”: What Is It And How To Bridge The Cap Gap?

  • No Degree Certificate: Can You Still File H-1B Petition?

  • Does Your US Master’s Degree Qualify For The Master’s Cap?

  • Change Of Status OR Consular Process: Which Is Better?

  • OPT STEM Extension: Is It Necessary If The H-1B Petition Is Selected?

  • Travel Restrictions While The H-1B Petition Is Pending

  • The Unlawful Presence Rule: What You Must Keep In Mind

  • Next Steps After H-1B Petition Approval

  • Typical Case Scenarios

  • PLUS: Q&A With The Attorney


About The Attorney

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Ancy S. Varghese

Ms. Ancy Varghese, a U.S. Immigration Attorney, will provide practical solutions, suggestions, and typical case scenarios for securing H-1B visas successfully.

With 14+ years in practicing immigration law, Ms. Varghese has experienced almost every business immigration issue. An aggressive practitioner, she provides expert immigration opinions and regularly advises clients ranging from multinational executives to treaty investors, researchers & scientists, software professionals, NAFTA professionals, as well as athletes, artists, entertainers and fashion models.


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Wednesday, February 21

7:30 pm Eastern

February 21st, 2024 7:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
United States
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