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Studying Abroad, Apply for Indian Passport Renewal in India– 2018 Experience

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Thanks a lot to Jyothi Rao for taking time to share their experience. Background : currently studying outside of India and visiting India for passport renewal/re-issue. Apply in Tatkaal for renewal of Indian Passport ? If you want to do Renewal in Tatkaal Processing,  first thing first no more Annexure B For Tatkaal… So no running behind class 1 officers …

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USCIS Administrative Site Visits, FDNS – Employees Questions ? How to be Prepared ?

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Since Trump Administration took office, there have been many changes to the way H1B petitions, L1 visa cases are processed and more scrutiny. USCIS has indicated that they will increase site visits to detect fraud and violations as part of the Trump’s Policies and changes to strengthen H1B Program.  It is important for you as H1B Employee or L1 worker …

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News : Spring 2018 Regulatory Agenda – H4 EAD Removal, H1B Changes, F1 OPT, CPT

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US Federal Government published their Spring 2018 Regulatory agenda that basically outlines the priorities of the current government on various regulations. This is similar to the Fall edition of the Unified regulatory agenda, but published in Spring. Our interest here on our blog is more from immigration and priorities of DHS and USCIS.  Let’s quickly review the in this article. …

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SEVIS, SEVP Portal Updates – OPT Cap Gap Date Extended – H1B Lottery Selected ?

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There have been lot of frantic discussions on the blog with various sorts of information from students who have called help desk, talked to DSOs, what they see in SEVIS. There have been some recent changes with SEVIS and recent launch of SEVP Portal this year that make some of these changes automatic. Let’s look at the details. Background : …