Series: Living in US vs Singapore – Move back to Asia from America?

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Living in Singapore vs America Series

If you are from Southeast Asia or Indian subcontinent and have lived in America for quite a few years and plan to move back from US someday for one of the reasons like kids education, their upbringing in your cultural values, take care of parents, settle down in home country, etc., it could be quite […] Read More

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FAQs on 17 Month STEM OPT Extension Revoked – Impact, Status Issues?

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FAQs on 17 Month OPT Extension Revoked by USCIS and DHS

Updated : August 30th, 2015 It has been crazy and shocking news for many of the F1 students working on OPT  with the federal judge issuing judgment saying that the 17 month OPT STEM extension rule will be vacated ( cancelled) from February 12th 2016 as US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) did not follow […] Read More


News: 17 Month OPT STEM Extension Rule Cancellation by US District Court

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News of OPT 17 Month STEM Extension Cancelled Revoked 2015

Updated : August 23rd, 2015 There has been so much of news and confusion around the 17 month OPT extension cancellation by US District court.  Some feel the news is fake as the document does not have signature…Below is the summary.  To clarify, the news is real and there is so much of press coverage. This […] Read More


After H1B Approval Notice – Process, What’s next?

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Whats after USCIS approval for H1B

Many of the lucky ones, selected in H1B Visa 2016 and have approved H1B petition notice, might be wondering what are the next steps. Our previous article covered the typical Steps After H1B Visa Lottery . Now the next questions are like what do I do with the notice, when can I apply for stamping, […] Read More


Steps after H1B Lottery – Processing, Approval – Flow Chart

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After H1B Lottery Process Steps and Flow chart details by USCIS Statuses

One of the things many of you might be wondering is what the typical steps are after the H1B Lottery happens. We have written an article on the various  H1B Case Status Meaning  and describing what each one of you can expect for your H1B application selected in lottery. In this article we will cover […] Read More


H1B Lottery Rejection Letter Sample FY 2016 VSC and CSC

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H1B Rejected in Lottery Sample

One of things that many of the readers still waiting for H1B visa 2016 results are asking is to see how the H1B 2016 lottery reject notice looks like. We have posted similar Sample H1B reject letter from the past, but you might be curious to see how the current reject notice looks like.  Please […] Read More


EAD for H4 Filing Experience – Check List, Covering Letter, How to Guide

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EAD for H4 Filing Experience

Recently, one of my very good friend’s family filed for EAD with USCIS, under the recently passed EAD for H4 Rule. They were kind enough to share their EAD filing experience. Thanks to Siva and his family for sharing their short and sweet experience. You can share your experience by emailing us at [email protected] or […] Read More


News: USCIS Guidance, FAQs on filing EAD for H4 Visa Holders – Summary

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H4 EAD USCIS Official News Guide and FAQs

Updated : USCIS released updated form I-765 to start filing on May 26th. As many of you have been eagerly waiting for the DHS proposed rule in 2014 on EAD for H4 Visa holders, to become effective on May 26th, 2015 and wondering about the exact process, guidance and clarifications on many questions, USCIS has […] Read More

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USCIS Online H1B Case Status Meaning – Detailed Screenshots, Changes Flow

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H1B Case Statuses and Details USCIS

It has been a painful wait for many awaiting H1B Visa 2016  case receipts after the H1B Visa lottery some have been lucky and some not…for those lucky ones, who have heard from their employers or attorneys may be wondering, what does each status mean and what is the typical processing cycle. Every day I […] Read More


USCIS News : H1B Petitions Selected in Lottery Data Entry Completed, Next Steps

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H1B news Alert on H1B Data Entry

I know many of you have been waiting for the update on the H1B Visa 2016 petitions awaiting receipt numbers and the lottery results. It has been painful wait as always for many of you waiting… Earlier today USCIS released a news alert indicating that the Data Entry is completed for all the H1B petitions […] Read More

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