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Due to its ever-increasing demand and popularity, the H1B visa is among the most debated topics of all times. Misinformation about H1B visa abuse keeps making the rounds. Recently, the Trump Administration has shown major considerations towards the program’s viability. All this and more contribute towards a lot of confusion about the H1B visa process, giving birth to numerous H1B visa myths and misconceptions. If you are among the millions of H1B visa aspirants, it’s time you see the real picture. Myth 1: H1B Visa Facilitates Cheap Labor It is often argued that this temporary non-immigrant work visa is an easy way... READ MORE

American employers hire thousands of workers from the foreign countries every year. The goal is to fill in job positions demanding specialized knowledge and expertise that the local candidates are unable to fulfill. If you are a foreign national and receive a job offer from an American employer, the next step would be to obtain the proper visa in order to work in the U.S. One of the most popular options is the H1B visa. Many employers sponsor potential employees for H-1B Visas for a variety of occupations.  Unfortunately, there are usually more jobs available than there are spaces available under... READ MORE

Finally, you are ready to sponsor your fiancé so that he or she can reunite with you in the U.S. It means that wedding is on your mind and you are making all the final preparations for the same. In all the excitement, you must not take the K-1 fiancé visa application casually. In recent years the denial rate for K-1 visas has greatly increased causing long delays and couples to be separated for longer than anticipated. The statistics show that while the 90.5% of the K-1 visa petitions were approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the... READ MORE

Many U.S. Citizens and green card holders that currently reside in the U.S. were at one time in the past, sponsored through a U.S. Citizen family member. A green card makes an immigrant eligible to live permanently in the U.S. and enjoy the rights, benefits, and privileges similar to that of a U.S. citizen. There are many ways to apply for a green card, like through: Family Employment Special immigrant category Victims of abuse category Diversity immigration visa program and so on Only certain family members can submit applications on behalf of their relatives to qualify for permanent residency. Before starting... READ MORE

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released the March 2015 visa bulletin  showing very little movement in family based categories with oversubscribed visa numbers. Visa dates are announced by the DOS every month. Only applicants who have a priority date earlier than the cut-off date may be allotted a number. Should it become necessary during the monthly allocation process to immediately retrogress a cut-off date, supplemental requests for numbers will be honored only if the priority date falls within the new cut-off date. If you have filed an employment based or family based immigrant petition (I-130 or I-140) it is important... READ MORE