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Q: I have completed a MS in petroleum engineering and working under OPT in a laboratory. Can I apply as a chemist for H1B.

My work is related to oil and gas experiments in a laboratory. My master and bachelor degree is in petroleum engineering. But as I am working in a laboratory the work though related is not exactly that of a petroleum engineer. I tried to find occupations related to my work in the H1B list( Foreign... Read more »

Shahzad R Khan
Shahzad R Khan answered on Oct 28, 2015

First you cannot self petition for the H1B. Your employer will need to file for you. A discussion will have to be had between your employer and your employer's immigration attorney to determine the appropriate job title under which your case needs to be filed. A review of Onet and the... Read more »

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