Q: I'm under a j1 visa for a internship and the office offered me a job but they said I need to figure out the visa myself
Is it possible to switch from j1 to another working visa, and what's the process?
A: Achieving what you describe is a multistep process. A careful analysis of your specific situation must precede any action. I suggest that you consult with an immigration lawyer.
The you and the employer will need to work it’s Human Resources office or the person responsible for hiring to seek an H1b or some alternative visa. The deadline to seek an H1b through the lottery due visa scarcity is coming soon.
The company likely needs to hire an immigration lawyer.
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