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Public Charge Rule for GCs, Transfers, Extensions – H1B, H4, L1 Impact

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 39 Comments

The USCIS, DHS rule titled “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds”, popularly known as “the Public Charge Rule” is one of the biggest changes to US legal immigration in many years. It is officially published today, Aug 14th 2019,  in Federal Register as final rule by USCIS. The rule will be in effect from October 15th, 2019. The final rule document …

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Top 20 Clients for Major Outsourcing MNCs – Onsite H1Bs – DOL Stats

In H1B Visa by KumarUpdated : 7 Comments

Since Trump Administration took office, they have put in more policies for H1B compliance, including Executive order of Buy American, Hire American that had brought in more and more scrutiny of the H1B petitions and practices by H1B employers regarding usage of H1B program, including more USCIS Administrative Site Visits for H1B program compliance. As part of these initiatives, for …

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Period of Authorized Stay vs Unlawful Presence vs Out of Status – FAQs

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 24 Comments

If you live in US on a Non-immigrant Visa like H1B, F1, L1, etc. there are many situations, where you will encounter terms such as “being in lawful status”, “going out of status”, “being in period of authorized stay”, or “accruing unlawful presence”…It is important to understand the differences so that you can maintain your status in US and are …

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H4 Biometrics + EAD, Approval Samples – CSC Experience, H4 Dropbox

In H4 Visa by Guest AuthorUpdated : 6 Comments

With New I-539 form Biometrics process, there are delays in H4 and EAD processing. We even have H4 EAD Processing Delays Lawsuit that is filed by some. So far, many of our users have shared only cases that are from Vermont, check H4 Biometrics Experiences, Timelines . One of our reader filed at California Service Center (CSC) and got approval …