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Not long ago, the U.S. Senate did something that many Indians were looking forward to – they voted in the favor of the S.386. Out of all the senators, 365 voted in favor of the act, while 65 voted against it. But why is this such a big deal for Indians and what does it […]

There are different categories of individuals who come into the country as immigrants — some as relatives, other as workers. Even within the worker category, there are multiple subcategories, and EW-3 is one of them. But not all workers are provided with an EW-3 visa. In this article, we explain everything you need to know […]

The H2B Visa is very popular, and it’s one of the visas that are very often chased by foreigners. It brings different benefits, and people who own one have opportunities that not all nonimmigrants have. However, getting your hands on one is not exactly easy. Learn everything you need to know about this visa in […]

So you went and got yourself a credit card. For every person, this is something normal. If you want to build credit, you need to learn how to handle credit. It is a great financial tool and if it’s used correctly, it might even improve your credit. With that in mind, it’s understandable that you’d […]

If you’re applying for a fee waiver on one of the forms provided by the USCIS, there are a few things you need to know. To be eligible for the fee waiver, you must provide sufficient evidence that you’re not financially capable of paying the fees. For this purpose, the USCIS offers Form I-912 and […]

People who have a credit history receive their credit scores from credit bureaus at a certain point. But when you see the numbers, you might have different scores on the credit reports. There are several causes for this, but what should you do if your credit reports show different scores? Let’s find out! What Is […]

Some people might want to begin earning a living in the United States, but do not have the means or skills to become a permanent worker under the H1A visa. If those people have some knowledge on how to help out at a farm, they could opt for the H2A temporary agricultural program. This program […]

It’s common knowledge that if you want to obtain certain benefits such as a loan or a credit card, you need to have a good credit score. If yours is not between 720 and 760 at least, then you’ll deal with quite some difficulties when you want to borrow money. A score of over 800 […]

The visa bulletin of December 2020 is the third and final visa bulletin for the FY2021. The first two editions were good for employment-based visas, but the last is on the slower side in terms of employment. Also, most visa categories have their final action dates in advance. If you’ve been waiting for the dates […]

Credit scores are a necessary evil in life, as they keep you in check with your banking habits. When you are fair on your payments, your bank sees it as a good thing – which adds points to your credit score. However, when you aren’t, the bank takes those points, resulting in a low credit […]