We are in the midst of the H-1B season. If you have not yet begun to prepare the H-1B for the April 1st filing date, do not despair. It is not too late. It will take about a week or so to submit and receive an approval for the Labor Condition Application (LCA - Form 9035) from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) but there is still time. The most important thing to do now is to immediately ask your employer to submit an H-1B Petition on your behalf.
Asking your employer to submit an H-1B Petition may be a bit uncomfortable so we are providing a few tips for the H-1B "want-to-be" that may help them to understand the value and importance of initiating the H-1B Petition: