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9 Steps in US Federal Rule Making Process [2020]

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 3 Comments

Every regulation that is passed in US has to go through proper rule making process. The US Federal Government rule making process is a lengthy process and only some of them make it all the way through all 9 steps, some just stop in the middle. US Federal agencies like DHS are required to publish their priorities in the Unified …

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News : H4 Employee Protection Act (EAD)– New Bill by Eshoo, Lofgren

In H4 Visa by KumarUpdated : 6 Comments

As we have H4 EAD Rule Removal Process in progress by Trump Administration, on Nov 16th, House Representatives  Anna G. Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren have introduced a new bill in House to “Allow certain H4 Dependent Spouses to Apply for Employment Authorization (EAD)”. Below is a quick summary and status. Update :  This bill is re-introduced in House in 2019 …

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US Visa – Annotations : Clearance Received or Department Authorization Meaning ?

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 8 Comments

Sometimes, you may get US visa stamp in your passport with an annotation, sometimes there maybe no annotations in them. It can be confusing for few for us. Also, when you are applying for visa and filling out DS-160 form, you also may also encounter questions like below Was your prior H1B Visa (temporary occupation, temporary worker or trainee) annotated …

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F1 to H1B COS (Change of Status) Denied Letter(Real) by USCIS

In F1 Visa by KumarUpdated : 155 Comments

F1 visa status to H1B Visa Change of Status(COS) is one of the most common application types filed with USCIS. Unfortunately, some of the COS are denied due to various reasons, couple of these are not maintaining proper status by exceeding the unemployment days allowed and not having training plan compliance as per regulations. Unfortunately, one of our reader got …