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  • checking uscis case status

    Are You Checking USCIS Case Status and Processing Times Accurately?

    Published on January 14, 2021

    You’ve filled out the forms, paid the fees, have your USCIS receipt number, and now the waiting game begins. With backlogs, government interruptions, and changing policies, waiting can be stressful, but the best way to help ease that stress is by checking USCIS case status. Checking USCIS processing times is not only used to see…

  • L-1 to H-1B Change of Status

    L-1 to H-1B Change of Status

    Published on March 28, 2019

    Having an L-1 visa can be highly advantageous to you if you work for a multinational company. But there are many circumstances that may cause you to need to change your status from an L-1 to an H-1B visa. While there are some similarities between these two nonimmigrant work visas, there are also some key…

  • J-1 to H-1B

    J-1 to H-1B Visa

    Published on March 05, 2019

    The J-1 and H-1B visas are both temporary nonimmigrant visas that allow foreign nationals to live and work in the U.S. However, their similarities end there. The J-1 is based on programs while the H-1B uses employers as sponsors. There is a limited list of occupations that qualify for the J-1 while the H-1B allows…

  • B2 to H1B visa change of status

    B-1/B-2 to H-1B Change of Status

    Published on December 09, 2017

    Faced with the difficulty of finding an H-1B sponsor from abroad, individuals frequently inquire as to how they can change their status from B-2 to H-1B or from B-1 to H-1B from within the United States.  B-1 and B-2 visas are non-immigrant visas issued to foreign nationals visiting the United States for short periods of…

  • B-1 to H-1B Transfer

    B-1 to H-1B Transfer

    Published on November 16, 2017

    Many B-1 and B-2 visa holders wish to transfer their status to the H-1B category. A B-1 visa is for temporary business visitors who intend to participate in business activities that are commercial or professional in nature. These may include consultations with business associates, negotiating contracts, settling estates, participating in training sessions, etc. There are…

  • E2 visa change of status vs consular processing

    E-2 Visa: Change of Status or Consular Processing

    Published on October 31, 2016

    If you are a business investor and have decided to pursue the U.S. investor visa, then you may want to be privy to the legal process that it entails. As the wrong choice can cost you valuable time and resources, it’s extremely important to select a visa that is most appropriate for your situation.