Comprehensive list of F1 visa questions and possible answers.Continue Reading “100 F1 Visa Interview Questions and Answers”
The following are the requirements to obtain Permanent Residency in Australia. The process has become a little more tedious than in the past. Obtaining PR is still possible if you decide to apply early.Continue Reading “Points system of Permanent Residency in Australia”
Everything you need to know about H4 EAD RenewalContinue Reading “H4 EAD Renewal”
As you are maybe aware USCIS resumed premium processing last month for a small subset of applications – only for new H1B applications filed in 2019.
US will finally re-open the much anticipated new H1B quota on April 1st, 2019. As is the case over the last few years, the quota will be maxed out in a couple of days. As a refresher, US issues 65K H1B visas for foreigners and an additional 20K H1B visas for students who completed masters in the USA.Continue Reading “H1B Lottery 2020”
Basics of 221g
Often after the H1B visa interview, the US official says your application is subject to administrative processing or commonly known as 221 (g). This causes a lot of stress/ agony to the visa applicant. Let’s try to demystify this and get a clear understanding of 221 (g).Continue Reading “Everything you need to know about 221g”
Now that you have received your I – 20 and are ready to join your university, here are the steps you need to follow to book your US visa interview and obtain your visa.Continue Reading “F1 visa interview step by step quick guide”
Shortly after the President of United States signed the ‘Buy American, Hire American’ presidential executive order in 2018, USCIS began to increase the number of Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and denials for H1B visa petitions. There is also a similar situation for L1 visa petitions including both L1A visa and L1B visa applications.Continue Reading “H1B RFE in 2019 (Request for evidence)”
The Government of India is now offering Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI), which many Indians consider as dual citizenship. OCI replaces Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) which was offered to Indian citizens who had acquired citizenship of foreign countries.Continue Reading “OCI Card Application”
H4 EAD – Are these the final nails on the coffin?
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There are 3 phases to the green card process:Continue Reading “Green card process: PERM, I-140, I-485”
The F1 visa is issued to international students aspiring education in the US. Finding a full-time job while they are on OPT (optional practical training) could be a daunting task if they don’t don’t show some patience. Following are some commonsensical tips they could follow to make the whole job searching process easy.Continue Reading “Job hunting tips for f1 students”
President Donald Trump said last week – he is planning changes including a possible pathway to US citizenship to foreigners holding H-1B visas, issued temporarily to highly educated immigrants who work in specialty occupations such as technology or medicine. The following is his tweetContinue Reading “TRUMP – H1B Reform and pathway for expedited Citizenship”
As most of you know, H1B cap has been exceeded for the last few years. In 2018, USCIS received 190K applications. And as we know the cap for H1B is 65,000 with an additional 20,000 for masters students.