Are you applying for the H1B visa?? If YES, here is a sample template on how to write a business plan for H1B visa program that is immigration compliant..

The H-1B is a visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H) that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. A specialty occupation requires the application of specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent of work experience.

The duration of stay is three years, extendable to six years; after which the visa holder may need to reapply. Laws limit the number of H-1B visas that are issued each year: 180,440 new and initial H-1B visas were issued in 2017. Employers must generally withhold Social Security and Medicare taxes from the wages paid to employees in H-1B status.

How to Write a Winning Business Plan for H1B Visa Program That is Immigration Compliant

If you are looking towards writing your own business plan for H1B vis program that is Immigration Compliant, then the template below will give you the needed guide;

Case Type: H-1B Application

Petitioner: Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc.

Beneficiary: Engr. Shaun Nwokoro

Position: Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer

About the Petitioner – Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc.

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. is a licensed international cloud computing company that will be located in San Diego – California. We have been able to secure a long term lease agreement for a standard office facility in an ideal location that is most suitable for the kind of business we want to run.

Our services will cover computer computing services areas such as; web based cloud computing, infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), utility services, managed services, service commerce, hardware as a service, and workplace as a service et al. We are aware that businesses these days require diverse and sophisticated approaches. This is why we will position our cloud computing company to offer a wide range of services as requested by our clients.

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. is a client-focused and result driven cloud computing company that provides broad-based experience at an affordable fee that won’t in any way put a hole in the pocket of our clients. We will offer a complete range of cloud computing services to our local, state, national, and multi-national clients and we will ensure that we work hard to provide the required services and business solutions needed by our clients to accomplish their business goals and objectives.

At Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. our client’s best interest will always come first, and everything we do will be guided by our values and professional ethics. We will ensure that we hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards by meeting our client’s needs precisely and completely. We will cultivate a working environment that provides a human, sustainable approach to earning a living, and living in our world, for our partners, employees and for our clients.

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. will at all times demonstrate her commitment to sustainability, both individually and as a firm, by actively participating in our communities and integrating sustainable business practices wherever possible.

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. is founded by Clarkson Duke and his friend and business partner David Shannon. The organization will be managed by both of them since they have combined experience and qualifications in a diverse range in the ICT services industry.

Clarkson and David graduated from MIT with degrees in Computer Technology and Business Management. They are Cloud Certified Professional, IBM Certified Cloud Solution Architect v1 and v3. Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service.

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. Petition on behalf of Engr. Shaun Nwokoro meets all the required criteria that a Petitioner must establish for the existence of an employer-employee relationship and that this relationship will continue to exist with the Beneficiary throughout the duration of the requested H-1B validity period.

Does the Petitioner supervise the Beneficiary and is such supervision in-house?

Yes, Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. supervises Engr. Shaun Nwokoro and supervision is with the organization’s hierarchy.

How does the Petitioner maintain such supervision, i.e. weekly calls, reporting back to main office routinely, or site visits by the Petitioner?

Since it is an ongoing project at different location for different clients, the supervision is done daily through visual presence verification, daily reports, emails and telephone calls. There is also weekly and monthly compilation of activities and briefing.

Does the Petitioner have the right to control the work of the Beneficiary on a day-to-day basis if such control is required?

Engr. Shaun Nwokoro is our full – time employee and by the terms and conditions of his contract, we have the right to control the work that he does for us and we ensure that we do it on a day – to – day basis.

Does the Petitioner provide the tools or instrumentalities needed by the Beneficiary to perform the duties of employment?

Every tools and instrumentalities needed by Engr. Shaun Nwokoro are provided by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. as stipulated in our employee’s handbook and the letter of employment.

Does the Petitioner hire, pay, and have the ability to fire the Beneficiary?

Yes.  Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc.  hires, pays, and has the ability to fire Engr. Shaun Nwokoro.  Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. will provide full employment benefits to Engr. Shaun Nwokoro. His benefits will be governed and managed by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing HR department and includes: Health / Life Insurance, AD&D, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacations, 401(k), amongst other benefits.

Does the Petitioner claim the Beneficiary for tax purposes?

Yes. Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. will claim Engr. Shaun Nwokoro for tax purposes. Engr. Shaun Nwokoro ’s payroll and other taxes will be governed by applicable State and Federal laws including Income Tax.

Does the Beneficiary use proprietary information of the Petitioner in order to perform the duties of employment?

Yes. Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. maintains a unique and proprietary Business model that efficiently implements and delivers cloud computing projects. Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. methodologies are audited for compliance by independent Auditors.

Our organization is under the regulation of the federal regulating body. Engr. Shaun Nwokoro will be required to follow these proprietary processes and policies in this position. These procedures relate to cloud computing guidelines, project management guidelines, customer interaction guidelines, team management guidelines, amongst other things.

Does the Beneficiary produce an end-product that is directly linked to the Petitioner’s line of business?

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. does not produce “products.”  We provide cloud computing services that implement products and/or platforms for client companies.  Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. acquires complete project from these clients in areas such as; web based cloud computing, infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), utility services, managed services, service commerce, hardware as a service, and workplace as a service et al.

Does the Petitioner have the ability to control the manner and means in which the work product of the Beneficiary is accomplished?

The nature of our business gives us the capacity to maximize all the communication channel with Engr. Shaun Nwokoro especially as it relates to the work product and target that needs to be archived from the project at a high-level.

It provides the broad guidelines and framework within which the implementation must be done. This includes specifying broad parameters like timelines, business problem definition, technologies, methodologies that need to be used. Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. then monitors, advises and guides Engr. Shaun Nwokoro to ensure that he is on the right track and will be able to achieve the targets.

If there seems to be a deviation or if Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. believes that Engr. Shaun Nwokoro may not be able to achieve the target, then Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. will intervene and help Engr. Shaun Nwokoro through constant management and guidance.

Working Tools

The necessary equipment for the position such as a desktop or laptop will be provided by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. for work-related use during the employment period and must be returned in a usable condition at the termination of employment or upon request by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc.

About the Position – Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer

This specialty occupation position of Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer within Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. requires as a minimum a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related field plus relevant professional certifications.

Engr. Shaun Nwokoro will carry out his duties both in-house at Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. corporate head office at 9930 Garden Grove Blvd. Garden Grove, CA 32844 and also at the locations of our clients as requested.

Salary Structure

Engr. Shaun Nwokoro will be paid by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc., who will be his actual employer. His annual salary paid by Silver Lining® Cloud Computing will be $120,000/year. As an employer, Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. will be responsible for paying, hiring, firing, supervising, and controlling Engr. Shaun Nwokoro from our corporate headquarters located in Garden Grove California or from our Dallas – Texas office.

Reason for Applying for H-1B Visa

Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. is experiencing tremendous growth and are in need of experienced and qualified individuals to join our team as we seek to expand all across the united states. Our company is in need of a Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer to work from our head office in the United States. The Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer will report to Silver Lining® Cloud Computing, Inc. Director of Operations.

The Job Description for the Cloud Computing Specialist / Engineer are:

Responsible for handling core services such as web based cloud computing, infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), utility services, managed services, service commerce, hardware as a service, and workplace as a service et al.

  • Interact and mentor offsite development team;
  • Perform requirement gathering, analysis, estimation, architecture designing, development and implementation;
  • Plan, develop, design, test, implement, and support custom proprietary software applications in various software languages, platforms and environments;
  • Evaluate user requests for new or modified programs;
  • Consult with user to identify current operating procedures to clarify program objectives;
  • Formulate plans outlining steps required to develop programs, using structured analysis and design;
  • Prepare flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps, program it must follow and to describe logical operations involved;
  • Write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding and corrections;
  • Oversee installation of hardware and software, monitor performance of program after implementation;
  • Conduct user training, performing periodic system updates, interacting with users for future enhancements;
  • Project Planning;
  • SMC and FP Estimation;
  • Project Scheduling & Tracking;
  • Focused Delivery ensuring Quality of the Deliverables;
  • Deployment at Customer Environment;
  • Status Reporting, Handling Escalations

Engr. Shaun Nwokoro will also analyze, design, architect, develop and test software systems that simulate business processes and can be used to optimize and increase their efficiency, using various computer languages Windows based platforms; he will gather customer requirements and create high-level component level architecture; confer with personnel of organizational units involved to analyze current operational procedures….

Identify problems; oversee specific input and output requirements; format reports; write detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs; review computer system capabilities, workflow; and schedule limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system.

About the Beneficiary – Engr. Shaun Nwokoro

Engr. Shaun Nwokoro graduated from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in same field which is the equivalent of a U.S. Master’s degree in Computer Science. He is a Cloud Certified Professional, IBM Certified Cloud Solution Architect v1 and v3.

Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service and has over 15 years hands on experience as cloud computing specialist / engineer. Please note that all the required supporting documents are attached with this application.

Solomon. O'Chucks