This post was originally published on this siteAs most of you know, with the New I539 form for H4 with Biometrics, there is a huge delay in the H4 processing times, even if you were to file H4 concurrently with H1B in premium processing. In the past, USCIS was adjudicating the H4 and H4 EADs … Read moreCan I work on H4 EAD Receipt, Renewal Pending? 180 Days Extension?
This post was originally published on this siteAs many of you know with the introduction of New I-539 Form with biometrics for H4 Holders, the processing time for H4 visa extensions and Change of Status applications has drastically increased, even if they are filed with H1B in premium processing. While, there is no legal requirement … Read moreH4 EAD Processing Delays with Biometrics Lawsuit – Court Case Info
This post was originally published on this siteMany of you are going through the H1B process for the first time, as you applied for H1B Visa 2020 Season earlier in April. Some of you may be wondering, how does an H1B approval notice look like ? What information does it have ? How does the … Read moreH1B 2020 Approval Notices – Regular, Premium – Shared by Users
This post was originally published on this siteSince the New I-539 form with Biometrics this year, many of you have been waiting for H4 Approval timelines and we absolutely had no data. Our reader community have been actively contributing their experiences in comments and many user directly to us, you can check all of it … Read moreH4 Approval Notice after Biometrics in 2019 – Shared by User
This post was originally published on this siteTrump Administration as part of their goal to increase overall screening and vetting process for US visa applications, published regulation last year in 2018 for public comments that included options such as adding additional social media questions for DS-160 and DS-260 forms that are used for US visa … Read moreUS Visa forms DS-160, 260 has Social Media Questions now – Samples
This post was originally published on this siteAs you all know, recently Trump Administration announced Spring 2019 Regulatory Agenda and H4 EAD rule removal continues to be part of their priorities. In response to that, and on-going H4 EAD Rule Lawsuit with Save Jobs USA, Senator Eshoo introduced a bill called “ Allowing Certain H-4 … Read moreH4 Employee Protection Act – H4 EADs– Re-introduced in House 2019
This post was originally published on this siteAs many of you know, twice a year, the US Federal Government publishes their Regulatory agenda outlining their priorities for the upcoming months. Similar to previous year’s Fall 2018 Regulatory Agenda, USCIS published their Spring 2019 regulatory agenda / Unified Agenda with their list of priorities for the … Read moreSpring 2019 Regulatory Agenda – H1B, H4, F1, Other Visas Changes
This post was originally published on this siteSince the introduction of New I-539 form, Biometrics Process by USCIS, earlier this year, it has been a long wait for many of the H4 visa holders, who are waiting for their H4 extensions and H4 EAD approvals. Previously, when H4 extensions and H4 EAD were filed along … Read moreTravel out of US with H4 Extension, COS or H4 EAD Pending – Options?
This post was originally published on this siteEarlier today, President Trump announced their administration’s high-level Immigration Plan for 2019 and beyond, even for their future election campaign. On a high level, it is nothing but a revival of RAISE Act – Points Based Immigration System announcement, which went dormant after announcement in 2017. There are … Read moreMerit Based Green Card by Trump 2019 – No Specifics of Points, Policy
This post was originally published on this siteH1B Dropbox can be quite simple and straightforward process, but at times, it can be tricky and you may get 221g and maybe be asked for in person interview. One of our users went through the same process, where she had to attend interview and finally got stamping. … Read moreH1B Dropbox Experience Chennai – 221g Blue Slip, Visa Interview
This post was originally published on this siteAs many of you know last year news, USCIS published F1 Unlawful Presence Memo in 2018, with effective date of August 9th, 2018 that changed the way they calculate the unlawful presence. There was a lawsuit filed on this memo by a group of institutions late last year. … Read moreF1 Unlawful Presence Memo Lawsuit – Blocked by Court. Why? Next?
This post was originally published on this siteAs you all know from H4 EAD Rule Lawsuit History, Timeline, ‘Save Jobs USA’ was due to file their reply brief today and they did file their appellant’s reply brief in response to the DHS Appellee Brief , Intervenor Brief by Immigration Voice, and Intervenor brief by Other … Read moreH4 EAD News : Appellant’s Reply Brief Summary by Save Jobs– Apr 29
This post was originally published on this siteOne of our readers, Radhika, recently submitted her documents for dropbox stamping in Bangalore in India. She was kind enough to take time to write up and share her experience with the community. Thanks to Radhika for taking time to write up her experience. You can share your … Read moreH4 Visa Dropbox Experience India– Documents, Process, Photo – 2019
This post was originally published on this siteI see many people, who filed for H1B Visa 2020 season, worried about not picked in lottery, and some filed in regular processing wondering when they will get their receipts. In this article, we will cover below topics: How would I know, if I am selected in H1B … Read moreH1B 2020 Lottery Results, Timeline – Premium Processing vs. Regular
This post was originally published on this siteAs many of you know, USCIS changed the form I-539 for Extensions, added Biometrics, which delays overall processing of H4, even if it is filed with H1B in premium processing. Many are waiting for experiences and wanted to have a look at sample Biometrics Notice as well. One … Read moreH4 Extension Biometrics Experience – USCIS – H1B + H4 + EAD – Docs
This post was originally published on this siteAs many of you are waiting for the H1B Visa 2020 lottery results and awaiting receipt notices, one of our readers shared their H1B reject notices from FY 2019, which was rejected due to a clerical error by attorney. As you can see, the person was really lucky … Read moreSample H1B Reject Notice FY 2019 – Lottery Selected, Not Properly Filed
This post was originally published on this siteUSCIS announced today, April 11th, 2019 that they completed H1B visa Lottery for 2020 quota. Below is the summary of the press release. Summary of USCIS Press release on H1B 2020 Lottery Completion : H1B 2020 Lottery Completed : USCIS mentioned that they have conducted H1B lottery on … Read moreUSCIS News: H1B 2020 Lottery Completed, Received 201,011 Petitions
This post was originally published on this siteIn the H4 EAD Lawsuit, as part of the Intervenor’s briefs submitted to court yesterday, there were two briefs : First a brief was a 38 page document submitted in the evening by Chamber of Commerce of US, IT Industry council and National Association of Manufactures with Immigration … Read moreH4 EAD News – Second Intervenor Brief by Immigration Voice Only
This post was originally published on this siteThe intervenor brief was submitted today evening in the H4 EAD Lawsuit Case with the court. This is after DHS submitted their Appellee’s brief on April 1st. If you are new to this and want to know more, you should check out the full history of H4 EAD … Read moreH4 EAD News – Intervenor Brief by Immigration Voice, Others – Info
This post was originally published on this siteAs you all USCIS started accepting H1B 2020 petitions from April 1st. USCIS just announced a press release indicating that they have reached enough number of petitions for the regular quota (i.e. 65,000 ). Let’s review the news summary by USCIS. Summary of USCIS News – H1B 2020 … Read moreUSCIS News: H1B Visa 2020 Cap Reached for Regular Quota
This post was originally published on this siteThe litigation on H4 EAD has been going on for a very long time as you can see full details at article History of H4 EAD Lawsuit and Timeline. DHS’s brief was due on April 1st, and they complied with the date by filing their brief late last … Read moreH4 EAD Lawsuit – Summary of DHS’s Appellee Brief filed – April 1-2019
This post was originally published on this siteUSCIS launched H1B Data Hub today as part of their transparency efforts to make H1B Program data available to public. In the past, we only had H1B LCA data that was published by DOL, but USCIS data was not fully published by employer with full details. As part … Read moreUSCIS Launches H1B Data Hub – Check Employers Denials, Approvals
This post was originally published on this siteToday, April 1st, is a big day for many of you awaiting to work in US on H1B visa. The process of H1B has changed over the last few years, where we moved away from H1B Cap being open for few months to closing out now in 5 … Read moreH1B 2020 Season Starts Today – Lottery, Results – Timelines – FAQs
This post was originally published on this siteSince last Friday, March 22, 2019, you can no longer use the old I-539 form with USCIS and also some of the process is changing to collect Biometrics. This change will have impact on the H4, F1, L2 and many other visa holders that use I-539 form with … Read moreNew I-539 form USCIS– Process, I-539A, Biometric,Processing Time H4
This post was originally published on this siteUSCIS released a press note earlier today confirming the standard April 1st start date for accepting petitions for the H1B Visa 2020 Season. There are some differences in the press release regarding premium processing from previous years and new announcements as part of this news release, we will … Read moreUSCIS News : H1B 2020 Starts on April 1, Premium Processing for COS
This post was originally published on this siteMany of the international students and professionals aspiring to work in US are waiting for the start of the upcoming H1B Visa 2020 season to file their petitions with USCIS and check out their luck. We had H1B lottery for the past 6 consecutive years, that’s the state … Read moreH1B Visa 2020 Lottery Predictions – Data Analysis, Dates, Results, FAQs
This post was originally published on this siteAs you all know H1B Premium processing was suspended till Feb 19, 2019 and opened in phases with it open for H1B 2019 cap petitions first and then for petitions that were filed before Dec 21, 2018. Many have been waiting for their turn to expedite their H1B … Read moreUSCIS News : H1B Premium Processing Now Open for all Petitions – FAQs
This post was originally published on this siteEarlier this year, USCIS passed a regulation that changes the way H1B lottery is conducted with a New Registration Requirement, but due to time constraints they are not fully implementing the New H1B Registration Rule in full and only implementing small part of it for the upcoming H1B … Read moreNew H1B Lottery Process, Changes in April 2019 for FY 2020 – FAQs
This post was originally published on this siteWe started RedBus2US Blog back in 2009 to share personal experiences, so that others can learn from our experiences and make informed decisions. Later in 2010, we started Forum for users to ask questions and get responses from community…It looked like below. To better serve the needs of … Read moreNew UX for Community Forum – Share your Experiences by yourself !
This post was originally published on this siteAmerica is one of the best places to buy clothes, electronics, etc. You get the best value for your money spent. As a tourist from Asia, if you compare, buying a Ralph Lauren Polo shirt at an outlet mall in US with decent 30% discount vs. buying the … Read moreHow to get Tax Refund in USA as Tourist, Resident for Shopping ? FAQs