Getson & Schatz, P.C. receives first approval of FY-2011 H-1B Cap Case
Getson & Schatz, P.C. received its first approval of a FY-2011 H-1B cap case that was filed on April 1, 2010 for a change of status from F-1 to H-1B effective October 1, 2010. Based upon the approval the F-1 student will be able to obtain an extension of his F-1 Optional Practical Training Employment Authorization Document, which expires on July 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010 under the “cap-gap” regulation. The H-1B Petition involved the position of Market Research Analyst for a newly formed insurance agency in New York. The bona fide non-speculative nature of the proposed job offered was thoroughly documented in the H-1B Petition with evidence of the finances of the Petitioner, the business plan of the Petitioner, background information about the position of market reserach analyst, the customers of the Petitioner, the type of marketing conducted by the Petitioner, the nature of the work the Beneficiary had already performed during his F-1 Optional Practical Training, and letters from other insurance agencies describing their employment of market research analysts.