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Good Bye 2011 ! What to expect in 2012 ?

In Misc Posts by KumarUpdated : 11 Comments

It has been quite some time, since I have written an article. Well, I don’t have any excuses…Life and Luck has not smiled much at me in Year 2011…Hope it changes in 2012… Status of our Blog in 2011 Unfortunately, I have not been able to contribute much to the blog in year 2011 due to many personal reasons. Saurabh …

Flash News : H1B visa FY 2012 Cap reached. Next filing April 1, 2012

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 289 Comments

USCIS  released a press note saying that they have received enough number  of H1B petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2012. i.e, they have notified that  November 22, 2011, will be  the final receipt date for H1B petitions filed towards FY 2012 quota.  Also, as you know, Masters degree quota cap was reached on October 19, 2011. Below is a brief summary. Summary …

Travel, Stay, Lessons – H1B visa Stamping experience 2011 in Chennai

In US Visa Stamping Experiences by Guest AuthorUpdated : 25 Comments

One of our awesome readers, Karthik, shared his H1B visa stamping experience in detail with lot of information about travel, stay and preparation. Firstly, Congrats to Karthik and Thanks to him for taking time to write and share his experience with our readers. You can share yours as well here I’ve been following this website for longtime and I’ve got …

August 15th, H1B visa 2012 – 3500 filings in 2 weeks. Bad US Economy !

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 75 Comments

If you were wondering why there wasn’t an update on H1B visa FY 2012 cap numbers last week, the fact is that USCIS did not update them. Anyways, just now, USCIS updated H1B cap count numbers, here are the numbers since last update by USCIS. They have released cap count considering all petitions filed until August 12th,  2011. New 2,600 …

L1A Visa Stamping Experience 2011, Chennai

In US Visa Stamping Experiences by Guest AuthorUpdated : 197 Comments

Recently a good friend of mine, Babu attended L1A visa stamping at Chennai. He was kind enough to write up and share his experience with our readers. Thanks to Babu ! Background L1-A Visa stamping I am a resident of Hyderabad, since there were no dates available in Hyderabad so I went to Chennai Consulate for stamping for L1-A extension. …

August 3rd, H1B visa 2012 – No change in Filings-US Debt Ceiling – Job Cuts ?

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 15 Comments

USCIS updated H1B cap count numbers today, here are the numbers since last update by USCIS. They have released cap count considering all petitions filed until July 29th, 2011. New 1,100 cap eligible petitions were filed for Regular quota New 500 cap eligible petitions were filed for MS/Advanced degree quota. July 29th,  H1B cap count updates by USCIS : Regular …

5 Myths of New GRE Pattern 2011 – Negative Marking, Converter ?

In Application Info by KumarUpdated : 4 Comments

ETS will administer the New GRE Pattern starting tomorrow. There have been many misconceptions and questions among students regarding the New GRE Revised General Test like : Will there be negative marking for wrong answers in New GRE ? Is there a formula to convert Old GRE scores to New GRE ? Does Old GRE scores become invalid after new …