April 2010

Desh Videsh April 2010 – Cover Story
US IMMIGRATION: WHY DOES IT TAKE SO LONG?

US IMMIGRATION: WHY DOES IT TAKE SO LONG?

Author by Edward Boreth  One of the most frequent questions I am asked is “Why is my immigration case taking so long?”. The usual follow up to this question is “My friend’s case did not take as long. He had his green card in 6 months!”. The best way to explain the discrepancy and the long waiting time is to …

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Immigration
L‑1 VISA PROCESS AND PROCEDURE

L‑1 VISA PROCESS AND PROCEDURE

The L‑1 visa status is issued to an executive or manager of a company which has employed the foreign national abroad for at least one year prior to entry into the United States, and who is coming to the U.S. to accept a management/executive position with an affiliated company based in the United States. The L‑1 visa category may also …

Immigration
Maintain Your Green Card

Maintain Your Green Card

CAN I LOOSE MY GREEN CARD IF I RESIDE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES?  It is very important to realize that U.S. Immigration law requires that a green card holder must NEVER abandon the INTENTION of continuing to reside permanently in the United States. Once a green card holder abandons that intention, e.g., by intending to reside permanently in some other country, …

Financial Planning
THE GOD WITHIN

THE GOD WITHIN

By His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar  God is never an object of isolation, but the very core of your being. The difference between self and God is like the wave and the ocean. Can there be a wave without the ocean? Who are you? Find out about yourself first. If you think you are the body or mind, that …

Religion
DALAI LAMA

DALAI LAMA

The esteemed Dalai Lama visited South Florida recently and I was lucky enough to get a ticket for his lecture at Nova Southeastern University. Walking into the theater I really had no idea what to expect. What I definitely did not expect was a disclaimer. But this is exactly what I got. Those opening words of the Dalai Lama are …

Bridal Expo
Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

3 Idiots is Not an Idiot at the 2010 Filmfare Awards At a star studded 55th Filmfare Awards ceremony at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on February 27, 2010, the night was filled with cheer, surprises and applause for the winners and even commiserations for the losers. The awards ceremony, hosted by Shahrukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan, were …