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    How to Track H1B Lottery Petition?

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    This article provides you with some tips to help ensure that your H1B visa petition has been sent to USCIS for processing and if it is not picked in the lottery, the process to to obtain proper confirmation(s) from the Employer. But, the big question. Did the Employer actually file/send the H1B petition for processing? What if you heard, “Your application has not been picked up and money has been spent towards expenses” • How to confirm that your H1B application is actually sent b
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  • US Visa Stamping in Mexico

    How to Book US Visa Appointments in Mexico ?

    By US Visa Stamping in Mexico

    Step by step process for How to book US Visa Appointments to attend your US visa (H1b, H4, E3, L1A, etc.,) renewal interview in Mexico; US Embassy locations in Mexico. Join below facebook support group to see previous H1B, H4, E3, L1A, L1B visa interview questions, Latest 221g, Visa Approvals, Denials information, etc., https://www.facebook.com/groups/visarenewalstampinginmexico/ Step 1) Fill DS160 Select the location that you want to attend in Mexico. Fill DS160 1st pag
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    After the H1B Receipt in Lottery - Next Steps - Approval or RFE or NOID with FAQs

    By Hire IT People, Inc

    On behalf of Immisupport.com, we would like to congratulate all of you, who got the H1B picked in the lottery and received H1B receipt notices. We feel sorry for Aspirants who's petitions are not picked in the lottery, please don’t be depressed, it’s not the END of the world. H1B petitions that were filed under the Premium Processing Program USCIS has begun adjudicating the premium processing petitions on May 20, we heard that some Employers already received approval notices for
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  • Hire IT People, Inc

    H1B 240-Day Rule | H1B Transfers | H1B Amendments | H4 Status | Driver License Renewal | Premium Processing | Security Checks | Service Requests | FAQs |

    By Hire IT People, Inc

    The H1B 240-Day rule is often confusing for many as to when to stop working, including possibilities and implications of switching H1B employers commonly known as an H1B Transfer, while the H1B extension is pending.  Many of you have already read the official 240-day rule on the Internet; we have compiled answers to many FAQs. FAQs How do I contact the USCIS if my H1B is pending for longer than the processing times listed on the USCIS website and over 210 days? (Nearing 240 Days?)
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  • Hire IT People, Inc

    H4-EAD FAQs | USCIS Accepting H4-EAD Applications?

    By Hire IT People, Inc

    There is a lot of chaos about the H4 EAD to be rescinded by the Administration. Although the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is reviewing the rule, and it has been over 90 days, and the government has not made any decision yet. The news on the Internet is speculation and being reposted in by many websites. As of today, May 27, 2019, H4 EAD is still active. We have compiled FAQs so that you can decide on either to apply or not to apply for a new H4 EAD or an H4 EAD Renewal.
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Case Study: RFE for Wrong Degree Specialization Overturned!

Case Study: RFE for Wrong Degree Specialization Overturned!

USCIS and employers have a different idea of what qualified an H-1B employee for their specialty occupation.  It is commonplace for employers to hire a candidate with a degree in a field related to the position, given they have proper work experience to master the specialized skills and knowledge necessary to perform it. It has been years since USCIS has regularly approved H-1B cases in which a beneficiary has the required US Bachelor’s degree in a field RELATED to the specialty occupation.

Sheila Danzig

Sheila Danzig

H-1B RFE Case Study: Expert Opinion Letter from Professor of Computer Sciences Denied

H-1B RFE Case Study: Expert Opinion Letter from Professor of Computer Sciences Denied

Last year we had countless clients come to us with specialty occupation RFEs.  Some of them came to us with RFEs that they had tried to get overturned with an expert opinion letter, and failed. One such client came to us with a specialty occupation RFE for computer programmer.  He had submitted an expert opinion letter with the petition, anticipating issues arising.  However, the expert opinion letter he included in his petition was from the WRONG expert. USCIS only acknowledges expert
Good News to New Zealand Nationals E1/E2 Visa Eligibility to the USA

Good News to New Zealand Nationals E1/E2 Visa Eligibility to the USA

New Zealand Nationals Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Nonimmigrant Classifications Certain New Zealand nationals can now request a change of status to the E-1 nonimmigrant trader classification and the E-2 nonimmigrant investor classification under Public Law 115-226. Beginning June 10, eligible New Zealand nationals already in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant status can file Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, to request a change of status to E-1 or E-2 cla
Successful US H1B H4 E3 L1A L1B L2 Visa Stamping in Nogales Mexico 2019 2020 Latest Recent Updates Information Interview Questions

Successful US H1B H4 E3 L1A L1B L2 Visa Stamping in Nogales Mexico 2019 2020 Latest Recent Updates Information Interview Questions

This info is gathered from several folks whom been to Nogales Mexico, who got successful H1B -H4-E3 US Visa Renewal stamping-Interview in Nogales, Mexico — Updated on Jun  9th 2019   US Visa Renewal Stamping Interview in Nogales, Mexico — H1B H4 E3 L1A L1B L2 Latest Visa Interview Questions — Experiences — Process — US Visa Application Fee Payment — Nogales, Sonora — Mexico Join below facebook support group to see previous H1B, H4, E3, L1A, L1B visa interview questions, Latest 221
H4 Bio-Metrics attending at different locations/dates

H4 Bio-Metrics attending at different locations/dates

Many of our Members have reported that they have attended H4 Bio-Metrics at a different USCIS Application Support Centers including attending early or late, opposed to the original scheduled date/time and the location. They have not had any issues, and the staff was very accommodating.  Locate a service center https://egov.uscis.gov/office-locator/ As long as the ASC is not overloaded with scheduled appointments, ASCs are accommodating such requests. If you have filed H1B In premium pro
How to Answer a Double H-1B RFE For Education and Specialty Occupation

How to Answer a Double H-1B RFE For Education and Specialty Occupation

RFE season is now, and when CIS finds one problem with a petition, they tend to find more.  Over the past few years, we have seen a common double RFE involving specialty occupation and education issues. H-1B eligibility rules state that to qualify for H-1B status the H-1B employee must hold a US Bachelor’s degree or higher or its equivalent in the exact field of the H-1B job.  The job must be a specialty occupation, one that requires a minimum of the H-1B educational requirements for entry
USCIS Begins Premium Processing for Remaining H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions on June 10

USCIS Begins Premium Processing for Remaining H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions on June 10

On June 10, USCIS will begin premium processing for all remaining FY 2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions. Starting on that date, petitioners may file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service, with the USCIS service center that is processing their petition. On March 19, we announced that we would offer premium processing in a two-phased approach during the FY 2020 cap season to best manage premium processing requests without fully suspending it. In the past few years, we suspended all
H1B Interview Questions at Matamoros, Mexico US Consulate

H1B Interview Questions at Matamoros, Mexico US Consulate

The following Questions are being asked by the U.S Consulate in Matamoros, Mexico  to email a response. For June 4th 2019 : Visa Applicants :  Few candidates are asked to respond below questions to answer by Email The applicant’s travel history over the last 15 years, including source of funding for travel. The names and dates of birth of any siblings; children; current and former spouses/civil or domestic partners. The applicant’s addresses during the last 15 year
USCIS will reject I-129 petitions lacking petitioner’s or applicant’s primary U.S. office address

USCIS will reject I-129 petitions lacking petitioner’s or applicant’s primary U.S. office address

USCIS will reject petitions lacking petitioner’s or applicant’s primary U.S. office address On August 5, USCIS will begin rejecting Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, petitions that do not include the petitioner’s or applicant’s name and primary U.S. office address in Part 1 of Form I-129. USCIS currently rejects Form I-129 for several reasons. These include, but are not limited to, lack of signature, incorrect fees, or unauthorized third party signing on behalf of the pet
US Visa Applicants now require to provide Social Media Information on DS-160 and DS-260 Visa Applications

US Visa Applicants now require to provide Social Media Information on DS-160 and DS-260 Visa Applications

If you are going to apply for a US Visa in the future, you are now required to provide Social Media Information to the US Embassy/US Consulates. There is now a new question now appears on the DS-160 and DS-260 forms used by visa applicants at U.S. consulates. You must provide Social media user names used in the last 5 years.  The US Department of State had published a notice in the Federal Register last year explaining its plans to add several additional questions for nonimmigrant visa
Unique H-1B Issues that Face IT Consulting Firms this RFE Season

Unique H-1B Issues that Face IT Consulting Firms this RFE Season

Recently a lawsuit was filed against USCIS by ITServe Alliance.  This is a organization of US IT service companies that had previously petitioned USCIS against new changes to H-1B adjudication rules.  The new rules state that for IT consulting companies that contract H-1B employees to work off-site to meet H-1B requirements, they had to prove the H-1B employee would have “Guaranteed specific and non-speculative work assignments” scheduled for the entire duration of their three-year H-1B vi
H4- EAD Updates - California Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Protect H4 EAD

H4- EAD Updates - California Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Protect H4 EAD

H4- EAD Updates - Reps. Eshoo and Lofgren reintroduce H4 EAD work authorization protection bill in House What's the update on H4 EAD? The reintroduction of this bill by California Reps. Eshoo and Lofgren may be a bit of a relief for H4 EAD holders fearing  the H4 EAD revocation by the Administration. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is reviewing the rule for over 90 days, and the government has not made any decision as of May 30, 2019. This week, the Trump Administration
H4-EAD FAQs | USCIS Accepting H4-EAD Applications?

H4-EAD FAQs | USCIS Accepting H4-EAD Applications?

There is a lot of chaos about the H4 EAD to be rescinded by the Administration. Although the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is reviewing the rule, and it has been over 90 days, and the government has not made any decision yet. The news on the Internet is speculation and being reposted in by many websites. As of today, May 27, 2019, H4 EAD is still active. We have compiled FAQs so that you can decide on either to apply or not to apply for a new H4 EAD or an H4 EAD Renewal.
H1B 240-Day Rule | H1B Transfers | H1B Amendments | H4 Status | Driver License Renewal | Premium Processing | Security Checks | Service Requests | FAQs |

H1B 240-Day Rule | H1B Transfers | H1B Amendments | H4 Status | Driver License Renewal | Premium Processing | Security Checks | Service Requests | FAQs |

The H1B 240-Day rule is often confusing for many as to when to stop working, including possibilities and implications of switching H1B employers commonly known as an H1B Transfer, while the H1B extension is pending.  Many of you have already read the official 240-day rule on the Internet; we have compiled answers to many FAQs. FAQs How do I contact the USCIS if my H1B is pending for longer than the processing times listed on the USCIS website and over 210 days? (Nearing 240 Days?)
H1B visa Stamping Experience in Mexico City, Mexico

H1B visa Stamping Experience in Mexico City, Mexico

Here is a Visa Stamping Experience from one of the Whatsapp groups by www.usvisastampinginmexico.com I had my interview for H1 B and H4 yesterday at MX city location. I am a full time employee with the company since 2010 and had 3 renewals prior to this one. The visas were granted and only 3-4 q asked by CO 1. Are you working at client side ? I answered - No. I work on products that we build for ourselves and our customers use them. 2. Employee strength of company ? 3. Annual c
USCIS opens Digital Delivery of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests

USCIS opens Digital Delivery of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests

USCIS is now offering digital Delivery of FOIA Document Requests. You simply create an account to request copies of Immigration Documents. Check out the new digital delivery for FOIA requests! Sign up for a free USCIS online account and receive your FOIA response electronically https://myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/   More Information on FOIA Request and a Sample letter if you choose not to file Electronically!  
After the H1B Receipt in Lottery -  Next Steps - Approval or RFE or NOID with FAQs

After the H1B Receipt in Lottery - Next Steps - Approval or RFE or NOID with FAQs

On behalf of Immisupport.com, we would like to congratulate all of you, who got the H1B picked in the lottery and received H1B receipt notices. We feel sorry for Aspirants who's petitions are not picked in the lottery, please don’t be depressed, it’s not the END of the world. H1B petitions that were filed under the Premium Processing Program USCIS has begun adjudicating the premium processing petitions on May 20, we heard that some Employers already received approval notices for
H1B Visa Stamping Drop-Box to Interview Experience at US Consulate Chennai, India

H1B Visa Stamping Drop-Box to Interview Experience at US Consulate Chennai, India

One of our Readers has shared his H1B Visa Stamping Experience at Chennai, India. He started the process with Drop-Box and waited to get the details to update under PIMS Database and finally went for an H1B Visa Interview to secure a visa. Download Template for PIMS Update I have submitted my documents on December 28 at a Drop-Box location in Chennai, India and they have posted my H1B documents to US Consulate on December 29. (Applied with my Spouse for H4 Visa) I tracked my statu
H1B Extension beyond 6 years Explained in Detail with FAQs

H1B Extension beyond 6 years Explained in Detail with FAQs

This article details the process involved in extending your H1B visa beyond the standard sixth year (7th-year extension) with Frequently Asked Questions. To extend your H1B beyond 6 years, you must have a pending Employment Based Green Card process. I suggest that your Green Card process is initiated at least in the 4th year of H1B as the GC process is complicated and lengthy. The first step of PERM usually takes anywhere between 8-12 Months from the day an employer initiates the process if
Certain Nonimmigrants Can Now File Form I-539 Online

Certain Nonimmigrants Can Now File Form I-539 Online

May 22, 2019 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  You may file Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, online if you are applying as a single applicant (without co-applicants, or legal or accredited representation) to extend your stay and you hold status as a: B-1 temporary visitor for business; B-2 temporary visitor for pleasure; F-1 academi
What to Expect and When to Expect it this H-1B Adjudication Season

What to Expect and When to Expect it this H-1B Adjudication Season

USCIS has completed selecting the 85,000 H-1B petitions to be adjudicated for approval for cap-subject petitions for FY 2020.  Those selected that filed for premium processing may begin receiving notice this week as to their approval status with the anticipated date of completion set on June 4th.  Case adjudication for those who did not file under premium processing will begin early to mid-June and often takes months.  Last year, adjudication for FY 2019 – which began October 1st, 2018 – e
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