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Terminating an H-1B Worker

Employer Obligations
Employers can terminate an H-1B visa worker without penalty; however, doing so triggers obligations for the employer.

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What is an employer's responsibility when an employee with an H-1B visa is terminated?

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Guidance for H-1B Workers Facing Termination
While losing a job is cause for concern for anyone, the stress is heightened for workers with temporary H-1B visas, who suddenly have a looming deadline to find another job and employer willing to sponsor them; change their visa status; or return home.
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