Ep. 51 Can an H1B Visa Holder Change Geographical Location?

  • The Simeio Solutions LLC case issued a president decision which held that employers must file amended H1B petitions. It changed the landscape as when we decide to file the amended petition specifically for cases being processed after April 9, 2015.
  • This states that, one, when an H1B employee changes their place of employment to a work site location, employers must certify a new LCA to DHS; two, when there’s a material change in determine conditions of employment, an amended or new H1B petition must be filed by the employer/petitioner.

Raw Transcript:

Jacob: Hello everybody, this is Jacob here at Ask an Immigration Lawyer Podcast. You ask, we answer, simple.

This is an update based on a lot of questions we’re beginning because of some new case law that came out recently and this pertains to H1B visa holders that are changing location of employment. Read more

Ep. 9 Can an H1B employee work at different sites and locations?

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Introduction: You ask we answer your immigration questions. Simple. And now your host immigration lawyer Jacob Sapochnick.

Jacob: My name is Jacob Sapochnick and I’m an immigration attorney here in San Diego, California.

I’m happy to introduce a new segment of our YouTube channel, it’s called Ask My Lawyer, and we are going to be answering all the questions that we get from our Facebook page visitors, from our YouTube channel visitors. We’re picking questions every week and I’m trying to answer them and I wanted to start this week with a question from Agid from Texas and he sent us an interesting question that I would like to read it. Read more