H1B Visa Travelers
Travel & Immigration tips for H1B & H4 visa holders.
With more than 3 million people of Indian origin making up 1% of the US population, did you know that 8% of these Indians are founders of high-tech companies in America and more than 35% of technology startups in the Silicon Valley? It is predicted that by 2030, the number of Indians in America would surge to 2%. This is what the book, [...]
2018 is going to be a crucial year for the working community in the US on an H4 visa. They must all be praying for a change in the proposed rule, which has put the H-1B visa holder’s spouses on thin ice, since it is highly likely that their careers in the US is in jeopardy. The new law on the cards proposes to end work [...]
The US H4 visa, also known as the Dependent Visa, is a visa category applicable to the spouse and children of US H-1B visa holders who want to accompany the H1B visa holder during their stay in America. The Obama Administration, in 2015, had allowed such spouses to work in the US. For this, dependent visa holders, entering the US on an [...]
An H4 visa is a dependent visa, where a spouse (husband or wife) can get to stay in the US, for the same time as the sponsor (H1 visa holder). Many wives (and husbands) of H1 visa holders travel to the US, to stay with their spouses on this visa. Unfortunately, H4 visa holders are not supposed to work in the US and pretty much have to [...]
The H-1 Visa program was created by the Immigration Act of 1990 to allow employers in the US to hire workers from other countries on a temporary basis, for their specialized knowledge and/or higher education degree. According to a Pew Research Center report, during fiscal 2001 through 2015, almost 1.8 million H-1B visas were granted, of [...]
Good news for all the H1B aspirants. The US have resumed premium processing of H1B visas after a gap of almost an year now. (Source: ET) Previously, after the Trump administration came to power, premium processing of H1 visas were temporarily paused citing “rush” for H1B visas. This update had caused a lot of criticisms for [...]