Minimum wage stipulation pointed out as factor for rejection of L1 visa by United States administration
Express News Global
Published: May 20, 2017
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has actually declined the appeal for a visa to an abroad engineer who was employed on a provisional work visa by a United States company in Oregon. It has actually pointed out the policy assistance with regard to provisional visas for its global centers in comparable cases as the factor for rejection of the visa. The company in the United States had actually used a pay of 6.47 dollars per hour to the immigrant engineer, estimates the First-post.
The choice of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in the I-Corp case is a substantial tip to all the United States company companies who have actually submitted a petition with it. In case the company means to discuss the wage used to the immigrant employee in non-US currency, they have to transform it to the required minimum wage in United States currency to cruise through the appeal.
The technical knowledge of the immigrant does not have a considerable effect on the appeal for visas if the wage paid to the immigrant employee is weak.
USCIS likewise pointed out a current circumstances of a United States firm offering less salaries than the base pay to an abroad employee used through the L1 visa and has actually directed its workers to think about the choice when it comes to I-Corp appeal as the criteria for appeals in the future. In association with the Department of Homeland Security, USCIS is an essential body that controls the provisional visas to the United States.
The factor for this choice of the USCIS getting significance is that the appeal is with concerns to the L1 visa. The L1 visa is various from the H1-B visa and it does not need that the United States company who that has actually submitted a petition for this visa to confirm that the employee would be paid the present earnings. In spite of this, the USCIS has actually taken a firm stand versus the 6.47 dollars per hour wage and has actually stated that the companies need to follow the United States federal base pay rate that is 7.25 dollars per hour.
As the wage rate is low, the USCIS has actually taken a stiff stand and has actually offered no factor to consider to that technical knowledge of the L1 immigrant employee in concern to be utilized in Oregon has to be offered an idea.