Category Archive for: ‘immigration news’

  • Immigration - VISA

    Did Raj from the Big Bang Theory ever get his green card

    “Raj is his name and stars are his game”. Many of you might recognize Dr. Rajesh “Raj” Koothrappali as a fictional character from the popular show The Big Bang Theory. I decided to use a fun and creative way to explain what immigration options might …

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  • H-1B Visa

    Navigating the H-1B Lottery: An Interesting Gateway for Graduates and OPT Seekers.

    You may have heard the term “H-1B visa” or “H-1B”. The H-1B program aims to address the shortage of specialized skills within the domestic workforce. It is specifically designed for employers looking for individuals with expertise in fields that require high levels of specialized knowledge, …

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    Can I change jobs while on an H-1B visa?

    Yes. Having to leave your job or even losing your job while on an H-1B Visa is not necessarily the end of the world!! You will need to be able to secure new employment within the 60-day grace period, and then, your new employer will …

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  • Startup Visa

    Why we need a startup visa

    We hear all the time that the U.S. Immigration System is “broken” or certainly needs reform.  What can be done?  While I am not a politician or a policy maker, I have worked in the immigration legal field for a while and I think I …

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    Immigration Questions and Answers

    1. When can we expect the commencement of visa stamping within the United States? In 2004, the U.S Department of State halted the renewal of U.S visa stamps due to heightened border restrictions following the events of 9/11. Initially, the U.S visa stamping process was …

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  • Bad-News-For-EB1

    Bad News for EB-1 Green Cards from India by U.S. Immigration Attorney Seth Finberg

    Indian Nationals seeking U.S. Green Cards under the 1st Employment Based Preference or EB-1 category received a rude awakening from the recently published August 2023 Visa Bulletin. Unexpectedly and almost overnight, the wait time for green cards has increased exponentially by over ten years. Until …

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  • Day 1 CPT, is it for me?

    Day 1 CPT, is it for me?

    As an international student pursuing your studies in the US on an F-1 visa, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) can be a fantastic way to get immediate work experience in your field and even earn a paycheck. CPT is a job training program run through your …

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  • AI

    How AI can affect the Practice of Law

    AI and Chat GPT are all the rage right now. It is all the kids are talking about. So I figured, why not write an article exploring how AI technology could potentially be used in the practice of law. After all, the goal of my …

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    Not selected in the H-1B lottery? What happens next?

    Getting selected in the H-1B lottery is exactly like getting drawn into the easiest group in the FIFA World Cup.  It all comes down to simple luck of the draw.   Since the FIFA World Cup has 8 groups (A – H), your country’s odds …

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    The L-1 Visa. What if Bill Gates was Canadian?

    The L-1 Visa. What if Bill Gates was Canadian?   While H-1B season is right around the corner, I still get asked about other visas such as the L-1.   “What is an L-1 visa”?  “Am I a good fit”? “Are they hard to get”? “Who …

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