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Can I have multiple employers for my O-1 Visa petition?

Having multiple employers for your O-Visa petition is by no means necessary, but can be beneficial.  Employer letters are a significant part of the petition, because they sponsor you and emphasize you are extraordinary ability and how that would be beneficial to the employer in the United States. These well-drafted letters can help establish your...
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When to get a Visa Extension

In advance of your visa expiring  Do not wait until last minute At least 45 days before hand, depending on the visa 6 months in advance (h-1b visa) For the visitor visa:  If you have more upcoming events or activities planned even a few days after your visa expires If you have a legitimate reason...
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How to Maximize Your Ability to Find An Employer to File a Green Card Visa Petition for You as a First Year or Second Year College International Student

This article will help you to plan and strategize to maximize your ability to get a Green Card employer sponsorship before you graduate. Your chances of getting the Green Card sponsorship are higher if you begin planning in your first or second year of college. If you only have one to two years until you...
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How to change the status of your visa

Apply using the form associated with your specific visa Submit the request as soon as you decide to go pursue a different status i.e. visitor to student Know for certain you want to change the status before pursuing it  Make sure to have thought it out 
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Finding an Employer to File a Green Card Visa Petition for You When You Have Less than Two Years Left to Graduate or are in a Masters Degree Program as an International Student

This article will help you to plan and strategize to maximize your options for getting a Green Card employer sponsorship before you graduate or after you graduate. Your chances of getting the Green Card sponsorship are higher if you begin planning in your first or second year of college. If you only have one to...
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What Activities Qualify for a Temporary B-1 Business Visitor Visa

You may be eligible for a B-1 visa if you will be participating in business activities that have a commercial or professional nature in the United State. Such activities include but are not limited to: Consulting with business associates Traveling for a scientific, educational, professional or business convention, or a conference on specific dates Settling...
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5 Considerations When You are an International Student and Have Both an Employer and A Spouse Who Can Petition for You for a Green Card

You may have an employer who agreed to sponsor you for an employment visa, and also have a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder spouse, who can petition for you. However, you may be uncertain about which option to pursue or if you should do both. This article will help you to strategize if you...
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How USCIS determines if a position meets the speciality occupation requirement

To meet the requirement of speciality occupation, a position must meet at least one of the following requirements:  A bachelor’s or higher degree (or its equivalent) is usually the minimum requirement to enter the specific position The degree requirement is common to the industry in similar positions among similar organizations or, alternatively, an employer may...
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Choosing the Best Student Visa for You

You wish to study in the U.S. or participate in a specific exchange program in the U.S. However, you are unsure as to which student visa is the appropriate visa for you. This article helps you to plan which visa to apply for by outlining what each visa is best for so you know which...
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How to extend the h-1b visa

Submit the extension request early  Start thinking about the application in advance Do not wait until the last minute to do it all Start putting evidence and documentation together Communicate with your employer about the extension  Which extension do you qualify for? 1 year – 1 year interval extensions for those who have been here...
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