Stilt Blog - Financial Services for International Students and Immigrants

KEY FINDINGS: Zelle is out-performing Venmo amongst immigrants in user share, retention, transaction volume 2.23x more immigrants use Zelle over Venmo Zelle is retaining 2.28x more immigrant users than Venmo Transaction volume among immigrants using Zelle increased 1.21x more than those using Venmo Immigrant users transfer 3.4x more with Zelle, 2.2x more with Venmo (after […]

T Visa is a really useful way for certain individuals who have been subjected to severe victimization to enter into the US. The United States government will allow them to stay for a certain period. But which group of victims can apply for the T nonimmigrant status? In this article, we’ll explain everything you need […]

If you are applying to immigrate to the U.S., you already know you have to go through a few steps in your application, such as a medical exam. One of these steps is collecting fingerprints and having a background check done by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). This step often causes uncertainty for applicants. […]

The US government allows foreign attorneys to take part in the legal proceedings, should they be required, and eligible for the case. As with other immigration-related activities, there’s a set of procedures for it, which begins with filing the appropriate forms. Form G-28I is one such form. In this article, we’ll explain what the Form […]

Before a foreign national can apply for a green card and visas like family-based visas, they need to have a sponsor in the U.S. who will sponsor their application. Family members are always able to sponsor an immigrant. But you may be wondering, “can I sponsor an immigrant that is a non-family member?”. Let’s take […]

Are you looking to come to the U.S. and have an interesting native culture to share with the American world? If so, you could apply for a Q1 visa and take part in a cultural exchange program.  To find out more about the Q1 visa and what it offers, take a look below.  What is […]

On July 6, 2020, there was an announcement made regarding the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). They announced new regulations for students who wanted to start their studies this fall in the States. What is this program and what are the regulations they announced? More than that, what should you expect next? Find out all […]

No matter if you know what public charge is or not, you know it won’t look very good on your file. For example, if you want to get a work visa in the United States, the public charge might affect your success. But does public charge apply to green card holders? You already proved you […]

Some people might have done something that made them inadmissible to the United States. As such, entering the U.S. seems impossible under those circumstances. But are there exceptions when an inadmissible nonimmigrant can enter the U.S. temporarily? It is possible, and it’s something that can be done with Form I-192. What Is Form I-192? Form […]

Are you in the U.S. and wondering whether you are allowed to work? Perhaps you are in the U.S. to study, and you’re looking for a part-time job to help fund your studies. Or you might be applying for a marriage-based green card, and you want to earn an income while your green card is […]