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Path to Green Card for International Students Studying in the U.S.

Quite often, international students are not interested in returning to their home countries immediately after graduating from an American University.  The U.S. has so much to offer, and studying in the U.S. has just whet their appetites for more.  Now they want a chance to work here too. Fortunately, the  USCIS has made obtaining a […]

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High number of H-1B visa denials to be examined

Washington: A top American Senator, who visited New Delhi earlier this month, today vowed to look into the “disproportionate number” of H-1B visa being denied from India, amid concerns over the increase in certain categories of visa fees. Fresh from his India visit wherein both officials and corporate leaders expressed concern over the increase in […]

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H-1B Cap Met For Fiscal Year 2012

As reported by the USCIS, “On November 22, 2011, USCIS received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2012.  USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption as of October 19, 2011.  USCIS will reject   cap-subject […]

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Approved LCA Must Be Filed With All H-1B Applications

On March 10, 2010, the USCIS reminded petitioners that H-1B petitions will not be accepted without the attached certified Labor Conditions Application. As of March 10, 2010, USCIS will reject any H-1B petition filed without an LCA certified by DOL. Since LCA’s are currently taking approximately two weeks to be certified, any one desiring to […]

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