F-1 visa is a great visa for students who want to come to the U.S. and attend university, college, high school, elementary school, or [...]
I am in the U.S. on F-1 OPT status and I was selected/not selected in this year’s H-1B visa lottery. Does Cap-Gap Extension apply to me? Can I stay in the U.S. until September 30?
If you are currently in the U.S. on F-1 OPT status, your OPT work authorization expires soon, and your company filed an H-1B registration, [...]
What is the Last Action Rule? Should I be worried when I travel internationally after the H-1B petition was approved but before the H-1B effective start date?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: You were in the U.S. on a post-completion OPT and found an employer willing to sponsor you for an [...]
What is STEM OPT extension? What degree do I have to have to qualify for the STEM OPT extension? When do I have to apply for the STEM OPT extension?
If you are currently in the U.S. and you are participating in a regular OPT, you may apply for a STEM OPT if you [...]
I am studying in the U.S. on F-1 visa. Can I work in the U.S.? What is on-campus and off-campus employment? What is CPT and OPT?
If you are studying in the U.S. as a full-time student at an accredited college or university on an F-1 visa, you may be [...]
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) petition and application fees will increase on June 24, [...]
What If I am Not From An E-2 Treaty Country? Are There Visa Options for People who are not from an E-2 Visa Country?
An E-2 visa is an investor visa granted to investors or entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the U.S.. If [...]
Effective May 10th 2016, F-1 students with degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) who elect to pursue 12 months of post-completion optional [...]
On March 11th 2016, the Department of Homeland Security issued a rule allowing certain students on F-1 visas with degrees in science, technology, engineering, [...]