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How to File Taxes in US on H4 Visa, Dependents + Apply ITIN Number ?

In Personal Finance by RuchikaUpdated : 64 Comments

As we all know that H4 visa holders are not eligible to have a Social Security Number (SSN), but for filing U.S. tax returns and claiming them dependent on H1 visa holders, they do require a unique identification number, which is called Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).  On H4 visa, me and my daughter (18 months) had no SSN number and we …

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Deadline for H1B 2017 Regular Processing Receipts? Premium? Approvals ?

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 190 Comments

It is crazy to even think of the number of comments, questions, answers and troll on our H1B Visa 2017 page, we have hit over 10,000 comments…It is something that clearly shows the anxiety and frustration of many waiting for their H1B 2017 receipts. Would like to quickly summarize for everyone’s benefit on the anticipated deadline for getting regular processing …

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USCIS News : Data Entry Complete for H1B FY 2017 Petitions

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 146 Comments

As anticipated in the our previous article on reality about H1B receipts and Lottery results, USCIS issued a news alert today indicating that they have completed data entry of the all the H1B FY 2017 cap subject petitions. Lets me summarize the news alert and what to expect. Summary of USCIS News – Data Entry Complete for H1B 2017 Petitions …

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H1B Lottery Receipts Waiting – Premium vs Regular Processing ?

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 79 Comments

Many of you, who applied H1B petition for FY 2017 are going through a very tough time…many waiting for the lottery results, some waiting for the actual decision, some very nervous looking at the celebration from others saying their case is picked, some making up their own theories that ‘game is over for premium processing folks”, some talking about stats …