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    J-1 Visa Documents Checklist Guide

    Published on January 10, 2023

    The J-1 exchange visitor visa is for applicants who are visiting the U.S. temporarily to participate in an approved program for the acquisition of skill and knowledge before returning home to their home country. Unlike other nonimmigrant work visas, J-1 applicants are not sponsored by employers; they are sponsored by certain programs approved by the…

  • Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B

    Transfer F-1 Status to H-1B – Without OPT or Graduation – Complete 2023 Guide

    Published on January 07, 2023

    The F-1 visa is a student category visa, allowing holders to come to the United States as full-time students. But many students want to transition to working in the U.S. after their studies, and the H-1B visa is one of the most popular work visas available. The question is: can you transfer to an H-1B…

  • F-1 Grace Period

    OPT Grace Period [Updated: 2022]

    Published on November 19, 2022

    The F-1 visa exists for foreign nationals who want to come to the United States and enroll as full-time academic students at an accredited university, college, conservatory, high school, elementary, or other educational institution (including language training programs). Individuals interested in attending a vocational or nonacademic institution should explore the M visa program. The U.S….

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    PhD Green Card with EB-1 | Process & Tips

    Published on October 25, 2022

    Accomplishing the prestigious task of obtaining your Ph.D. is no easy feat. Using it to obtain a green card, however, may prove to be almost as challenging without help. Keep reading to view the requirements for an EB-1 Ph.D. Green Card and the best way to qualify for this distinguished immigrant visa.

  • I-94 Expiry Dates

    I-94 Expiration Dates and Visa Status

    Published on October 24, 2022

    Form I-94 is the arrival/departure record that visitors to the United States receive at a border entry crossing. When you enter the country via air, you receive a card to fill in which you must hand to a border control officer on the ground. This system has undergone an upgrade and is now completely electronic….

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    F-1 Visa To Marriage-Based Green Card

    Published on August 26, 2022

    Many international students come to study in the United States every year through an F-1 nonimmigrant visa. The visa is granted only for the duration of each student’s program, with some additional months to gain work experience, after which you will need to return to your home country.

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    USCIS Biometrics Appointment: Complete 2022 Guide – What To Bring, What To Expect, And What To Do After

    Published on July 14, 2022

    Attending your USCIS biometrics appointment brings you closer to successfully immigrating to the U.S. If you received an ASC appointment notice, you must attend your biometrics appointment. In this article, you will learn about biometrics’s role in immigration to the U.S., what to bring to your appointment, what to expect after giving biometrics, and an…

  • J-1 vs F-1 Visa - Key difference between J-1 and F-1 visa

    J-1 vs F-1 Visa

    Published on July 02, 2022

    Studying in the U.S. can be a great benefit to those who wish to learn and gain degrees and certifications from institutions that are only located within our borders. On this page, you will learn about the difference between F-1 and J-visas, which are the two main visa options for a foreign resident to study…