H1B Visa Workers – Appeal Sustained of H-1B Petition for Self-Employed Beneficiary of Start-Up

Good news for the aspiring self employed H1B workers. An AAO non-precedent decision finds that a corporation has a separate legal identity from its owner, even if it is owned and operated by a single person. Also finds that the proffered position is a specialty occupation, despite the fact that the beneficiary may undertake administrative tasks as the sole proprietor.

Although we never recommend for H1B workers to form companies that sponsor them , in certain cases it is very possible.

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