Virginia, US

EB-1A Solution for H-1B Expiration

An H-1B employee had only a few months left of six-year H-1B eligibility and did not qualify for an extension because the employer was just beginning the PERM Labor Certification process. This is an explanation of how filing an EB-1A Extraordinary Ability application is sometimes a strategy in this situation for preventing a gap in work authorization even if it is ultimately denied.