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List of Blacklisted Universities in USA – How to Identify such schools ?

In Application Info by KumarUpdated : 29 Comments

With the recent deportation of many Indian students from US, there is so much of anxiety among students, parents and many aspirants planning to pursue higher education in US. I see many common questions like below asked by many students to validate their schools and higher education journey… What are the list of Blacklisted Universities in USA ? Is Silicon …

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US Port of Entry(PoE) Process, Requirements for F1 Visa Students

In F1 Visa by KumarUpdated : 43 Comments

One of the biggest myths international students with F1 visa, who are entering US for the first time, have is that if they get F1 visa stamped in their home country, they are all set to enter to USA and study…unfortunately, that is not true…instances like deportation of F1 students, who failed to convince the CBP officer at Port of Entry …

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News: US CBP Deports 14 Students, Many stuck in India – What’s the reality?

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 41 Comments

Updated : January 3, 2016  About 14 students left Hyderabad, India to America few days ago on their journey to pursue their higher education dreams in US…after a long flight, they were interrogated for over 14 hours at the port of entry in US…and finally deported to India…the only thing that is common for all these students is that they were …

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2 H1B Visas, B2 Visitors Visa Stamping Experiences – Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai

In US Visa Stamping Experiences by KumarUpdated : 38 Comments

Our readers Gaurav, Arun and Santosh have shared their H1Bs and B2 stamping experiences at Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad. Thanks to them for taking time to write and sharing their experiences with everyone. You can share yours as well here to be published on the blog. ———————————————————— OFC Experience: My appointment was at 415pm However I went to the venue …

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60 min H1B Interview Experience – Paid Money Trick questions – 221g issued

In US Visa Stamping Experiences by Guest AuthorUpdated : 29 Comments

Many of our readers write about successful H1B Visa stamping experiences, but one of our anonymous readers shared their H1B experience that was quite intense and involved tricky questions around paying money for H1B.  Thanks to our anonymous reader for sharing his honest experience, it is quite insightful for anyone attending.  You may share your experience here Background: Applied H1B …

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Summary of New 24 Month STEM OPT Extension Proposed Rule

In F1 Visa by KumarUpdated : 23 Comments

Many students have been waiting for the STEM OPT Extension rule that was cancelled by a federal court earlier this year. As you know the New OPT Extension rule for STEM graduates was in review with OMB for some time and it was approved by OMB on October 14th.  The actual proposed rule will be formally published to the federal …

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Mumbai, Malaysia, Chennai H1B, H4 FY 2016 Visa Stamping Experiences

In US Visa Stamping Experiences by KumarUpdated : 42 Comments

It is quite amazing to get many great experiences from our readers from different cities share with you all.  Thanks to Prashant, Aman-san and other reader for taking time to craft detail visa stamping experience. Interesting Digital Watch drama… You can share yours here to be shared with our blog readers. ————————————————— H1B and H4 Visa Stamping in Mumbai  by …