Immigration Nerds Talk About the Pitfalls of Hiring Without Degree Requirements

As the global economic trend continues to shift from credential-based hiring to skill-based, many companies are beginning to hire highly qualified employees who have gained their experience outside of a formal education institution. However possessing a Bachelor or Master’s Degree, is one of the hallmark requirements for obtaining an H-1B visa. Erickson Immigration group attorneys Kane Vongsavangh and Xavier Francis consider the future implications of this hiring trend as it relates to USCIS’s standards, and how companies may navigate this potential roadblock.