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Michelle S. Velasco: USCIS Questions Bus. Admin. Degrees for H-1B Visas

November 10, 2015 (1 min read)

Michelle S. Velasco, Nov. 10, 2015"Since writing last year on the challenges facing employers who wish to hire H-1B workers for uncommon specialty occupations, we have seen the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present a novel way to push back on H-1B filings: by challenging whether the beneficiary’s degree is in a field related to the specialty occupation.  This has especially been rampant in cases where the minimum requirement is a business administration degree."