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COVID-19 is a problem every person in the world has to face now in a way or another. It’s affecting a lot of areas, from healthcare systems to the economy. But it’s also affecting H1B workers. What can you do as an H1B worker in case you lost your job since you cannot be flying […]

There are different types of student visas that the U.S .government offers. M1 visas are one of them, the others being J and F student visas. But who is eligible for an M1 visa? In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about the M1 student visa. What Is an M1 Visa? An […]

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard, and many workers and families are struggling financially. Most people have no idea how to tackle their budget in COVID-19. Federal and state government is doing their best to provide relief to workers who have, for example, lost their jobs or who need […]

H1B layoffs can take place quite easily, depending on the circumstances surrounding the layoff. This means that the financial plans of a certain visa holder working in the U.S. are being disrupted, causing uncertainties that might be worrisome – particularly when you are working in an alien country. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

The United States is the most severely-hit country with COVID-19. It has over 1,300,000 reported cases and 80,000 deaths, at the time of reporting. The situation is even worse for undocumented and mixed-status families residing in the U.S. since they are exempted from many government programs. But the government is coming up with plans to […]

In a tweet on April 20, United States President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of a temporary immigration suspension in light of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The tweet read: “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be […]

NOTE: On Tuesday, April 21 President Trump announced that the immigration suspension Executive Order will last 60 days apply only to the issuing of new green cards. The order only addresses green cards because the temporary work visa portion is more complicated and needs more time to sort out. There is currently no word on […]

As the COVID-19 situation develops worldwide, there’s a lot of information to sift through. Here at Stilt, we’re dedicated to helping immigrants and visa holders in the U.S. during this crisis. Below, you will find a number of resources curated and developed by Stilt to collect the relevant and necessary information during this pandemic. There […]

Many citizens wonder why they need to provide proof of their citizenship for applications. While the process might be cumbersome to some, it is highly important. From general tasks, like opening a bank account, to requesting passports and visas, you’ll be asked to provide proof of citizenship documents. In this article, we will explain everything […]

COVID-19 has the world up in arms and has completely disrupted “life as usual”. One of the many disruptions was the sudden flood of travel restrictions and border closures imposed by countries in an attempt to curb the rapid spread of the virus. In the process, many airlines have also suspended travel. Unfortunately, these sudden […]