USCIS Regulation for H1B Lottery – Official Rule ? Is it Mandatory ?

Many of you have asked me regarding the H1B Lottery  , if there is any official rule by USCIS as such or is there an official reference on the same so that we can review. We will cover these aspects in this article. USCIS Official Regulation on H1B Lottery In general, H1B Lottery would very likely …

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H4 Visa EAD 2021 News – Lawsuit Status, Biden Administration Actions

H4 EAD Rule Removal and Lawsuit Updates - Latest News

H4 EAD News Update Today : No recent updates in February. The last update was on Jan 25th, 2021, when the H4 EAD Removal rule was withdrawn as per the OIRA regulatory review. See below sections for more details.  We have divided topics and summarised the latest updates on the top for easy review. If …

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USCIS News : New measures to Report, Stop H1B Fraud & Abuse – Impact ?

USCIS H1B Fraud Report Rules 2017

On the day USCIS accepts H1B petitions for next fiscal year 2018, they make below official press release to report and prevent H1B fraud and abuse that work against American workers.  USCIS made few announcements today to combat fraud and abuse in the H-1B Program, below is a summary those announcements. Summary of the New …

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The Mini Hiatus

Reflection

First of all, I want to sincerely apologize for being absent from the blog for such a long time. Looking at the comments and questions, I notice that several people were expecting replies from me, but I wasn’t available. I had been pretty engaged in the blog until Fall last year and had been wanting …

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Flight Review – Air India – San Francisco to New Delhi ( AI-173, AI-174 – SFO <-> DEL)

Air India Flight Review SFO to Delhi 2016

Recently I had the opportunity to take Air India’s (AI) non-stop San Francisco to New Delhi flight (AI-173, AI-174). I was little prejudiced against AI and it wasn’t my first choice. Still I took it, as it was a last minute trip and I didn’t have many options left. Here is my unprejudiced review for …

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Getting handle of your Credit Score as an Immigrant

In US, credit score can either be a boon or a bane. Having a good credit score opens up access to cheaper mortgage rates, better credit cards and comfortable auto loans. Absence of one can cause the opposite. As an immigrant, one has no prior credit history. Lack of credit history is not seen favorably …

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Change of Status (COS) – F1, H1B, L1, H4, L2, F2 – FAQs – All you need to Know !

Change of Status COS FAQs

What is Change of Status (COS) ? When a non-immigrant or an international student/ worker enters US, that alien is given a visa category. This is mentioned in the I-94 that is issued at PoE (Port of Entry). Immigration laws allow the alien/ international student/ worker to move from one visa category to another, with …

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What is 221g ? Process, How long to Resolve, Delay, Issues, FAQs

all about 221g process and faqs

Any person planning to travel to US has to go through a visa interview process at the US embassy/consulate, and as part of the interview process, the consulate officer reviews all the submitted documents and information and makes the decision, whether to approve or reject the visa for that individual. As part of the visa …

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