RedBus2US Celebrating One year ! Thank you !

In Misc Posts by KumarUpdated : 17 Comments

How it all started? Exactly one year ago, I was talking to my best friend and he asked me “ Why don’t you start a blog and write about your experiences in US…”…In fact, I was supposed to write on his blog Ayaskantam couple years ago back in 2007 and 2008, I was partying too much and never had time…Finally, …

Cars, Motor Bike, Boat – Owning and Lifestyle in USA vs. India

In Return to India by KumarUpdated : 9 Comments

My manager took me for fishing on their boat couple summers ago. We went for Salmon fishing and it was awesome…I absolutely loved spending time on the boat…I thougt to myself that I should buy a boat some day. Though it seems luxury, it is your lifestyle and you have the freedom to  choose your lifestyle in an affordable way …

News : USCIS Application Fees increase in 2010. H1B Premium Fee $1,225

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 12 Comments

USCIS announced the final rule to increase the application fee they charge for various immigration and naturalization services.  In fact, about 90% of its budget comes from the fee paid by applicants for immigration benefits. They review it every 2 years or so to keep up with the costs and inflation.  Overall, the average application and petition fee was increased …

September 28st USCIS H1B visa FY 2011 Cap count Update – 1,700 filed

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 6 Comments

I have been busy with some other stuff this month, could not post regularly folks. I am back on schedule and will try to post regularly… Anyways, USCIS updated the H1B cap count numbers today. As of September 24th , 2010  the updated H1B petition filing numbers since last week are: New 1,300 Cap eligible H1B visa petitions were filed …

How do Professors interact with Grad Students in US? Friendly? Any Grudge?

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International students planning to come to US for Graduate school might be wondering with questions like “How would my professors treat me in US? Will they be friendly? Do they hold any grudge against me if I ask them lot of questions? How should I behave with professors in class?” This article will address some of these common questions. Professors …

Sep 13th USCIS H1B visa FY 2011 Cap count Update – 1,100 petitions filed

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USCIS updated the latest H1B cap count numbers yesterday. As of September 13th, 2010  the updated cap numbers since last week are: New 800 Cap eligible H1B visa petitions were filed for Regular Quota. New 300 cap eligible H1B petitions for Advanced degree cap. September 13th, 2010 USCIS official Total H1B cap count update : Regular H1B Cap H1B filings …