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H4 Visa EAD 2017 News – Lawsuit Status, Trump Administration Impact

In Immigration| Visas by Saurabh42 Comments

Background: For many years, since the H4 visa program inception, H-4 holders have not been provided with any work authorization. This changed on May 26, 2015 when USCIS passed the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses rule. The H4 visa dependent spouses were eligible for work authorization EAD provided the H-1B spouse: Have an approved I-140, which is the …

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US Port of Entry Experiences – Tracker

In Immigration| Visas by Kumar3 Comments

With the new Trump administration in US in 2017, there are so many rumors floating around internationals circles and media on what is happening at US Port of Entry. I see many people sharing info on article H1Bs Deported at POE from 2010 …Some claim X % of their employees are denied entry, some say there are more secondary inspections, some say …

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Trump’s Leaked Executive Order Draft Summary – H1B, L1 Visas, 130K Wage ?

In Immigration| Visas by Kumar81 Comments

There has been so much confusion and chaos in the lives of many internationals living in US either on Green card or any other visa status with the recent executive order signed by President Trump on temporary ban on internationals from certain countries and certain background. This executive order signed matched word to word on the set of leaked Executive orders …

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

In Immigration| Visas by Kumar37 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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EAD for H4 Filing Experience – Check List, Covering Letter, How to Guide

In Immigration| Visas by Guest Author27 Comments

Recently, one of my very good friend’s family filed for EAD with USCIS, under the recently passed EAD for H4 Rule. They were kind enough to share their EAD filing experience. Thanks to Siva and his family for sharing their short and sweet experience. You can share your experience by emailing us at [email protected] or using this form Background: We …