Stilt Blog: Loans for international students, F-1, H-1B, L-1, J-1, O-1, TN, and DACA holders

 

Attempting to navigate the world of credit can be extremely confusing and unnerving, especially if you are unfamiliar with all of the different ways your credit score can be affected. Having bad credit (or no credit) is extremely common. Because of this, lenders and credit...

For international students coming to the US to continue their educational endeavors, the F1 visa interview is one of the most important steps in order to ensure that they can start their United States education. In this article, we lay out everything you need to...

For those in the process of applying for a green card, the experience letter requirement can be a confusing aspect of the application. To help understand what should go into a green card experience letter, we’ve put together all of the information here for you,...

When looking for a loan, students find that the majority of student loan lenders require applicants to have a cosigner in order to get approved. For many students, getting a cosigner is an improbable task, and students left to face with unfavorable loan terms by...

The future for DACA holders (Dreamers) is still uncertain since Donald Trump took up the office of President of the United States. There’s about on whether Dreamers are eligible for loans and what the processes are to apply for loans for these non-permanent residents. As...

Through NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), many Canadian and Mexican professionals have been given the opportunity to work in the U.S. by obtaining TN status. The application procedures for Mexican and Canadian citizens differ, as do the renewal options. Below we set out...

International students on F-1 visas often find it stressful to study abroad as there are large costs involved. These essential costs include tuition and boarding. Fortunately, if you are a student in the U.S. on an F-1 visa, you aren’t stuck. There are lenders in...

There has been a lot of uncertainty about DACA renewals due to the recent presidential decisions and court orders dealing with DACA. It is important to make an informed decision about renewing your DACA as there are various factors which might influence your choice. We...

An H4 Visa is a Visa issued to dependants (spouses or children under 21 years of age) of H1B visa holders. Spouses of H1B visa holders are not allowed to work with just an H4 Visa. There is, however, an option to obtain an EAD...