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At a Glance: The US is home to many of the world’s best computer sciences schools, including Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of California (Berkley), and many others. A career in Computer Science could be one of the most lucrative choices in the United States. No matter, […]

At a Glance: When a parent or spouse obtains their US work visa, many families find themselves dreading the idea of having to live apart. With an H4 visa, dependent family members can join the H1 visa holder during their stay in U.S. When a parent or spouse obtains their US work visa, many families […]

At a Glance: A US green card allows immigrants to gain permanent residency in the United States. There are other ways to obtain a green card, such as through family or employment-based sponsorship. A US green card allows immigrants to gain permanent residency in the United States, either through a family-based or employment-based sponsorship. The […]

image source: Fryderyk Doerffer We are excited to bring back our interview series with Stilt borrowers and friends. These individuals share their experience of coming to the U.S. as international students, employees, dependents, and entrepreneurs. In our series, today we will talk to one of our early borrowers — Fryderyk Doerffer. He will share his personal […]

You want to travel to the US but are unsure if you are able to because you do not remember the last time you visited the country nor do you remember which visa you went in with? If you have not tracked your travels recently and need to know them to re-enter the country, you […]

If you are considering studying in the United States, you have probably heard some horror stories about students being deported or universities being placed on a “blacklist”. This can make deciding on what school to apply for a very trick process. Nobody wants to go to a school that is involved in a scandal or […]

If you are in the United States on a H4 visa, you will be aware that you are not entitled to an SSN, Social Security Number. However, in order to file your taxes, you do need a unique identification number. This is called an ITIN, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. Applying for your ITIN can be […]

So, you’re applying for an H1B visa and want to know what your chances are of getting one. Aside from following the procedure perfectly and getting in all of the required documents ahead of time, there is still a word that might scare some of you: Cap. Before you freak out over the one word […]

You have to make some serious life decisions and you want to make sure you make the right one. Although we can not tell you exactly what you should do, we can give you some guidance as you weigh the pros and cons in your decision making process. In this case, we will be debating […]

If you are a student in the USA on an F1 visa, you are probably unsure of your visa’s conditions and your rights to work. You are probably keen to get to work and wondering about about things like whether you are allowed to work on or off campus and if you can work once […]