For green card holders, an adjustment of status, or AOS, is a change in their legal status that allows them to become a lawful permanent resident of the United States without first having to obtain an immigrant visa. As part of the application for an adjustment of status, your health, place(s) of … Read more about What is an Adjustment of Status for Green Card Holders
Immigrants and other foreigners who come to the United States to work typically have to apply for a visa in order to secure a job. However, not all visas have the same requirements or application process. One such process that specifically concerns non-U.S. citizens seeking to change employment is … Read more about How The H1B Visa Transfer Process Works
If you are in need of a green card to travel and live in the United States, there are many different ways with which to do so. One that may have interested you is the EB-5 Visa Program. There are several benefits to obtaining a green card through the EB-5. In this article we will discuss precisely … Read more about Obtaining a Green Card Through The EB-5 Visa Program
You are entering one of the most exciting times of your life, but thanks to the circumstances, it can also be one of the scariest. You met the love of your life while on a tourist visa in the USA, and they sweep you off your feet, and finally asked you to marry them in one of the most romantic ways … Read more about Is a Tourist Visa Marriage Preferable to a K-Visa?
If you are a recently graduated international student here in the United States, there are an abundance of employment options available to you. You can choose to return to your country of origin following graduation, and (if you’re lucky) may even be able to stay in the United States. With roughly … Read more about Employment Based Visa Options for Post-Graduation F-1 Visa Students
Anyone non-US citizen who wants to work in the United States will need a work visa before they will be eligible to live and work here. However, the type of visa and individual eligibility can vary depending on your country of origin and the type of visa needed. Knowing ahead of time what visa to … Read more about Eligibility Requirements for U.S. Work Visas
If you are interested in coming to the United States and working on a seasonal basis, you will need to be familiar with the seasonal worker visa. However the process for obtaining one is rather complex, as seasonal work visas must be facilitated by the employer, on behalf of potential workers. Here, … Read more about How to Obtain a Seasonal Worker Visa
Generally speaking, your green card should be good for ten years. If you want to maintain your residency status in the United States, you need to stay on top of renewing your green card on time. There is a very specific process for follow and you want to ensure you perform every step properly in … Read more about How to Renew a Green Card
If you have recently applied for a work or student visa, checking the status of your case is not as difficult as you may think. There are many ways to check the status: online, by phone, through the USCIS Electronic Immigration System, and using the USCIS e-Request Portal. This article will tell … Read more about How to Check your USCIS Case Status
The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations that require expertise in fields such as in IT, finance, engineering, science, medicine, etc. That said, when applying for an H1B Visa to work in the United States, the first thing … Read more about Top Companies that Sponsor H1B Visas
The initial amount of time that foreign nationals under the H1B visa can stay in the U.S. is three years. After that three years is up, it is possible for them to get an extension of another three years if their employer still has work for them to do (the maximum being six years). If that is you, … Read more about The H1B Visa Renewal Guide
If you plan to visit the United States for the purpose of studying or working, you must first obtain a visa that allows you access into the country. The two most common student visa statuses are F1 and J1, but which one is right for you? Each one has different benefits and application … Read more about How Can I Tell If I Qualify for F1 or J1 Status?