ISRAEL: Visa Nationals No Longer Eligible for Hi-Tech Visas

Oct 24, 2019 | Global

Effective immediately, visa nationals may no longer obtain new or renewal Hi-Tech (HIT) work visas, and their spouses may no longer obtain new or renewal Employment Authorization for Spouse (EAS) B-1 work visas.

Eligible high-tech companies who wish to obtain work permission for visa nationals must apply under the B-1 Foreign Expert category, the process for which is much longer. Pending HIT applications for visa nationals will be redirected for processing under the B-1 Foreign Expert category.

If you have any questions please contact a Wolfsdrof Rosenthal immigration attorney or email Global@Wolfsdorf.com for case specific advice.

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