Complete Guide to Applying for the H-1B: Registration, Process, and Timeline

May 9, 2024

The highly sought-after H-1B visa is a non-immigrant, temporary visa that allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers for specialty occupations. Specialty occupations require specific knowledge and a bachelor’s degree …

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How to Waive the J-1 Visa Two-Year Home-Country Rule

March 12, 2024

The J-1 visa program offers valuable opportunities for cultural exchange and professional development. But, in most cases, it requires returning to your home country for two years after program completion. …

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What Is Optional Practical Training?

March 12, 2024

Congratulations on arriving in the United States! As you settle in and set your sights on your future career, Optional Practical Training (OPT) might be a powerful tool to consider. …

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K-1 Visa: When Can I Start Working?

September 13, 2023

If you are coming to the United States on a K-1 visa to marry your American fiancé(e), you may wonder if you can legally work during your time on the …

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Applying for a Marriage-Based Green Card While on a J-1 Visa: A Comprehensive Guide

September 8, 2023

A common question is, “Now that I am getting married, can I apply for a green card while on a J-1 visa?” The short answer is yes, J-1 holders can …

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Understanding Credit Requirements and Timelines for MBA Programs for International Students in USA

February 5, 2023

The United States is home to some of the top business schools in the world where students can attend rigorous and highly respected Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) programs. These …

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Filing USCIS I-129: Premium Processing Time for E-3 Visa

October 13, 2021

If you are in the United States with an E-3 visa and wish to change jobs, you are now able to use U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) premium processing …

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What You Need to Know About the H-3 Nonimmigrant Visa

August 17, 2021

If you are a trainee or a special education exchange visitor, you will need to apply for an H-3 Visa. You will be able to participate in visa training programs …

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F-1 OPT to H-1B: Change of Status from F-1 to H-1B for International Students

March 30, 2021

As a student with an F-1 visa in the United States, transitioning from school to a job is an important, but complicated step. Whether you are about to graduate from …

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U.S. Visitor Visa Extension Fee & B-1/B-2 Visa Extension

March 22, 2021

If you have a visitor visa in the United States, you may need to extend your stay. You may need more time to complete a business project or a medical …

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EB-2 vs EB-3: Visa Requirements, Steps, and Processing Time

February 25, 2021

Employment-Based Visas Each year, the U.S. allows roughly 700,000 immigrants to enter the country. Out of those, 140,000 are given an opportunity to establish residence through an employment-based visa. There …

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