Jobs and Careers

August 12th, 2022
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.

August 9th, 2022
How to Find H-1B Sponsors

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.

August 9th, 2022
An F-1 Visa employment guide

Obtaining a degree in the U.S. can open doors to young people to obtain good jobs in their home countries or elsewhere in the world after they graduate. Here are your options while in school.

July 7th, 2022
How to handle an OPT Request For Evidence (RFE)

Some people who apply for employment authorization documents after receiving an OPT recommendation may receive requests for evidence. If you receive an OPT RFE, you need to understand how to handle it correctly.

May 13th, 2022
Can Canadians work in the United States?

There are several categories of U.S. work visas that a Canadian national is eligible to apply for and work under. Let’s take a look at some of them. 

May 13th, 2022
How to transition from OPT to a green card

If you are an F-1 visa holder who participates in OPT, you might be able to apply for a green card. This article summarizes the process

May 13th, 2022
What is the F-1 grace period of allowance for OPT extension?

Students with an F-1 visa may participate in the United States’ optional practical training (OPT) program, which allows them to work for up to 12 months in the U.S. either before or after completing their studies.

March 21st, 2022
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.

February 11th, 2022
The Largest French Companies in the U.S.

In addition to their strong political relationship, France and the United States also enjoy mutually beneficial economic ties, which support jobs and innovation in both countries.

February 1st, 2022
The best J-1 physician hospitals to work for in 2022

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.

December 23rd, 2021
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.

December 14th, 2021
What is OPT? Everything you need to know about Optional Practical Training

The OPT program allows qualified F-1 visa holders to receive paid training in their major fields of study either before or after they graduate with their degrees.

September 14th, 2021
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.

July 22nd, 2020
A comprehensive guide to EAD renewal

Obtaining a visa to enter the United States does not necessarily guarantee that you have the right to work. Many nonimmigrant visas, including the L-2 and H-4 visas, require you to first get a work permit before you can be employed in the U.S

July 22nd, 2020
A comprehensive guide to the Labor Certification Process

Obtaining an employment-based green card is a multi-step process, one that usually begins with a job offer from a U.S. employer. One of the main hurdles in the entire process is the PERM certification process.

July 8th, 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.

July 8th, 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
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.