The H-3 classification applies to a foreign national who is a temporary worker who is sponsored by a U.S. employer for purposes of receiving instruction and training other than graduate medical education or training. The employer must demonstrate the following in a petition submitted to the USCIS:
The sponsoring employer is also required to include with the petition a detailed formal training plan for the entire period in which the H-3 trainee will be in the U.S. An approved petition can be valid for up to two years. If the H-3 trainee does complete the full two years, she or he will be ineligible for H-1B status unless the H-3 trainee departs the U.S. for at least six months.
January 5, 2022USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests
On December 30, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) disclosed that it is extending previously announced flexibilities in responding…More