Is Tap Water Safe to Drink in USA ? Safe Drinking Water Act in America

by Kumar October 13, 2014
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Recently, one of our readers asked regarding Drinking Water in USA as he is new to America.   I thought to myself,  why didn’t this come to my mind, I should have addressed this long time ago.  I travel quite a bit for work and usually check on water quality and regulations from locals who live […]

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Change of Status L1 to H1B Grace Period – Rules, Time after Oct 1st? DOL or USCIS ?

by Kumar October 9, 2014
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by Emily Neumann, Attorney at Law Around October 1st each year, I start receiving calls from individuals in L1 visa status who had been sponsored for an H1B visa with a different employer. They usually want to know if they can keep working for the L1 employer even though they have an H-1B approval. I […]

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Oct 1st – First Day of Work on H1B Visa – What’s your story ?

by Kumar October 1, 2014
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It is a dream come true for many, who have been waiting to work in USA on H1B Visa. Today is October 1st, the first day that you can officially start working, if you were lucky enough to get picked in lottery in FY 2015 quota. First Day of Work in America ? Some of […]

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Entering USA on H1B Visa – First time ? Checklist, POE Process, FAQs

by Kumar September 18, 2014
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Many of the lucky ones, who got H1B visa application picked in FY 2015 lottery, approved and stamped are one step away from entering USA.  This article will focus on information to help you with the next steps and some of the key things that will matter to you, if you are entering USA for […]

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Consulting vs. Full Time Job in USA on H1B Visa? Money vs. Growth ? Career ?

by Kumar August 18, 2014
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Many of the Graduating students in USA or professionals with H1B Visa in hand  constantly debate on these questions like : ‘Should I take a full time job or get into Consulting / Contract jobs ?’, ‘Which is better for me ?’, ‘Should I look at Money or Career ?”.  Firstly getting a H1B Visa […]

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Three – H1B, H4 Visa Stamping Experiences, Questions – Hyderabad, India 2014

by Kumar August 17, 2014
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Our readers’ experiences are the most valuable inputs that can help every one of us to prepare for the best. I have been falling behind on posting these experiences with my travel and other personal commitments, apologies folks!    Below are few of the experience shared by our readers. Congrats to Vishal, Krishna, Vijay and his […]

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Common H1B RFE Reasons? – Employer Employee Relationship, Qualifications, Status

by Guest Author August 15, 2014
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by Emily Neumann, Attorney at Law As you know, H1B RFE can be very frustrating from everyone perspective as you would need to submit the info and wait for USCIS. It can be very tense moments for employer as well as employee.  This article focuses on the most common RFE reasons (part 2). Most Common […]

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Common H1B RFE Reasons? – VIBE, Specialty Occupation, Petitioner Needs

by Guest Author August 14, 2014
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by Emily Neumann, Attorney at Law  After your H1B petition is filed and you receive the I-797 Receipt Notice with your Receipt Number, you check your online case status and find the dreaded Request for Evidence (RFE) notification: “On July 15, 2014, we mailed a notice requesting additional evidence or information in this case I129 […]

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H1B Revoked, Withdrawal, Termination – By Employer? USCIS? Oh My! Options

by Guest Author June 26, 2014
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by Emily Neumann, Attorney at Law “Help! My employer is going to revoke my H1B visa. What do I do now?” is a common call that I receive at Reddy & Neumann, P.C. H1B Revocation certainly will impact the beneficiary of an approved petition, but first, a little lesson on the proper terminology. H1B Revoked […]

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Why NOT to speak English faster in America as International ?

by Kumar June 23, 2014
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Many of the internationals, especially Asians from the sub-continent,  tend to speak English so fast that the American counterparts may not understand a thing.  It may sound quite normal for the person speaking, but Americans may not comprehend much as you are speaking fast.  Lets see why it is important to speak slowly and how […]

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