Jobs and Careers

May 28th, 2020
H-4 EAD: How to obtain work authorization when your spouse has an H-1B Visa

Will a career boost for your husband or wife translate into a career stumbling block for you? Understand the rules around dependents of H-1B visa holders.

May 25th, 2020
Documents required to obtain a Social Security number

When you become a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, you’ll need to obtain an SSN. In this post, we explain how.

May 25th, 2020
How does the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order affect the H-1B visa?

We take a closer look at how the Buy American and Hire American executive order may impact noncitizens hoping to apply for an H-1B visa to pursue their career ambitions in the U.S.

May 25th, 2020
How to Find H-1B Sponsors in 2020

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) mandates that noncitizens find an American company to sponsor them their H-1B visa application. Below, we explain how you can identify a sponsor if you hope to live and work in the U.S.

May 25th, 2020
An overview of maternity leave in United States

New mothers and fathers beware: unlike many other countries, the US does not provide paid maternity leave by law! Read how to still make the most out of a tough situation.

May 25th, 2020
Negotiating healthcare as part of a job offer

The American Healthcare system is old and complex. How can newcomers to the U.S. leverage nuances to negotiate healthcare benefits as part of their compensation? We uncover 5 crucial areas.

May 25th, 2020
The 5 jobs with the fastest-increasing wages

It can be tough to determine which field offers the greatest security and potential, but certain areas are currently experiencing strong, sustainable growth in wages.

May 24th, 2020
The best J-1 physician hospitals to work for in 2020

Many rural and urban areas across the United States are currently experiencing a shortage of doctors, a burden that is relieved each year by foreign doctors who come to the U.S.

May 24th, 2020
Vacation time in the U.S. explained

The US's culture with respect to vacation can be quite confusing to navigate. This article is a basic guide to how vacation time in the United States works.

May 24th, 2020
What is an EAD? The complete guide to U.S. work authorization

An Employment Authorization Document is a work permit, issued in the form of a small card, that proves an individual’s right to work in the U.S.

April 23rd, 2020
The complete guide to Form I-140: the Immigrant Worker Petition

Are you a U.S. employer hoping to hire a worker from overseas? As part of the process, you’ll have to complete Form I-140. Below, we explain everything you need to know about the Immigrant Worker Petition.