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H4 EAD Lawsuit – Court Judgement Summary – Save Jobs Wins

In H4 Visa by KumarUpdated : 4 Comments

As many of you have been waiting for the H4 EAD Lawsuit News updates, court has given their judgment earlier today. In short, the judgement says that Save Jobs has standing, and the case is sent back to the district court for further consideration. The win to Save Jobs in appeals court is not ultimate win, it is just a …

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New Public Charge Rule for US Visa Stampings – H1B, H4, L1, B1, F1

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 22 Comments

Starting from Today, October 15th, 2019, US Department of State will apply new public charge rule guidelines to assess all visa stampings done at US Consulates and Embassies across the world. In short, from today, the Consular Officer or Visa officer assessing your US Visa application, during visa interview, will evaluate your application based on new public charge guidelines, before …

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H4 EAD Lawsuit Case: Oral Argument Summary, Next steps ?

In H4 Visa by KumarUpdated : 21 Comments

Earlier today H4 EAD lawsuit case oral argument was held at 9:30 AM EST. Below is the summary, key argument points. If you need background, you can read H4 EAD Lawsuit History article to get details on the timeline. First, Save Jobs USA got the chance to present their case. Below are the key points and judges’ questions and points …

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US Visa Stamping India: Dropbox Appointment Must, if eligible: Sep 1

In US Immigration - Visas by KumarUpdated : 56 Comments

US consulate general in India quietly updated their visa processing website ustraveldocs.com today, making changes to the way they process US Visa stampings using Interview Waiver option, popularly called as Dropbox. There was no official press release on the US consulate or embassy page on this topic, but an unclassified document was released last week that was circulated in social …

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H4+EAD Processing Times after Biometrics – User Data, Averages

In H4 Visa by KumarUpdated : 14 Comments

Since the introduction of the New I-539 Form with Biometrics, many of the H4 Visa Holders, who have filed H4 extensions / Change of Status along with their spouse’s H1B Petition in premium processing, have been waiting for their petition decision…Majority of them applied for H4 EAD, and were waiting for decision to continue working on H4 EAD. It has …