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Mitigating the impact of mass tech layoffs on H-1B visa holders

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How mass layoffs have worsened the woes Of H-1B visa

There has been an impact across the tech industry causing thousands of workers to lose their jobs at tech companies such as Twitter, Amazon and other businesses.
At least 45,000 workers who have H-1B status have been laid off from their tech jobs. An H-1B visa is a temporary work authorization where the individual is only authorized to work for their employer sponsor.
The employer is not required to continue to employ the worker for the duration of their visa, Meaning the relationship can be terminated by the employer at any time.
When an H-1B visa holder is laid off, their status and chance to stay in the U.S. is at risk, and in most cases,
The H-1B holder only has 60 days to find another job, apply for another status, or they must leave the U.S.

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Duane Morris partner Maxine Bayley analyzes repercussions for H1-B visa recipients in light of massive layoffs in the tech industry.
She shares tactics to mitigate any adverse impacts on the visa holders.