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You might be considering if you should study an MS or MBA in the US to increase your chances of attaining employment and getting sponsored by a company in the US. However, whether you fall under the Advanced Degree cap or Regular cap for an H1B visa, there is still an element of luck in […]

For many people, making the decision to get an H1B visa and work in the U.S.A. is an easy one, however, finding sponsorship and making the move is not quite as easy. These can be daunting tasks, particularly if you are thousands of miles away. It’s hard to know where to look so we’ve written […]

If you’re one of the many people who is changing from an L1 visa to an H1B visa, you’re probably wondering what procedures, rules, and regulations you need to follow to ensure your Change of Status is as smooth as possible. There are many things to take into consideration; can you continue working for your […]

If you are an Indian person living and working on a visa in the United States for a number of years, you may need to have your passport renewed while you are here. This can be a worrying time because your passport is your key to getting home in the case of an emergency and […]

At a Glance: The H1B visa lottery is a selection process for applicants seeking H1B visas in the United States. It includes an advanced degree petition lottery and a general visa cap lottery. The advanced degree lottery randomly selects 20,000 petitions, with the rest moving to the general visa pool. The general lottery selects 65,000 […]

At a Glance: To apply for a change of status from F-1 to H-1B visa, you need a job offer from a sponsoring employer who will file your H-1B petition. The petition should be filed as soon as possible due to the limited number of visas available each year. If your work authorization and F-1 […]

If you are thinking about immigrating with your family, you will all need to be in possession of a valid passport, even newborn babies. Most people do not even consider getting passports for newborn babies so you might not be aware of how to go about applying for one. This is a much easier process […]

You have your Bachelor’s degree done, you have your Master’s degree done and now you are planning to do your PhD in the United States? So how does a PhD degree work in the US? Can you apply directly after your Bachelor’s or do you need to have a Master’s degree? Can you transfer credits […]

If you are lucky enough to have your H1B application approved, you may be wondering what you need to do next. This short guide will answer some of the most asked questions from people who have been in the same situation. What happens next? Once your application has been selected in the lottery process, the […]