3 Side Effects of H4 Work Authorization Rule That Nobody Talks About

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I’m back with another Podcast Show ( HSB010 ) and today’s topic is based on H4 work authorization Rule that was published by Department of Homeland Security last week. I’m assuming that by now all H1B Visa holders should have  read the message about EAD for H4 Visa Work Permit Rule. At end of the day, there are two kinds of family …

Raghuram Sukumar3 Side Effects of H4 Work Authorization Rule That Nobody Talks About

H1B Visa 2016 – Are You Ready for this Epic H1B Lottery Madness ?

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Can you imagine H1B Visa 2016 cap season is already here? Are you applying for H1B Visa this April 1, 2015? Then you have come to the right place. Here’s what you will get by following Happy Schools Blog’s H1B Visa updates Lightning Fast H1B Visa 2016 News Amazing community of H1B Applicants ( current and past ) I track …

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Here’s Your Guide on How to Apply for EAD for H4 Visa – Effective Date May 26, 2015

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Long wait for H4 Visa holders is over. EAD for H4 Effective Date was announced today. Here’s your guide on how to apply for EAD for H4 Visa. Here’s an excerpt from the Press Release USCIS Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain …

Raghuram SukumarHere’s Your Guide on How to Apply for EAD for H4 Visa – Effective Date May 26, 2015

HSB 009 : A Day in the Life of An Graduate Student, ISA President and Graduate Assistant in America

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Have you wondered what it means to be living in U.S.A as a student? Do you like to get deeper  insights about day to day life of an Indian  student? That’s what you will learn from this interview with Venu : Graduate Student from University of Texas at Tyler ISA Student President Graduate Assistant at Graduate School Doer of All good …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 009 : A Day in the Life of An Graduate Student, ISA President and Graduate Assistant in America

Desi Consultancies are Necessary Evil in the Job Market – Agree or Disagree?

By Raghuram Sukumar H1B Visa 12 Comments

  It’s H-1B Visa time and people going bonkers trying to find Desi consultancies who can apply for H1B Visa. People are very well aware of consequence of getting H-1B Visa via Desi consultancies. But, in-spite of that  why do think thousands of people that want to pay money to Desi Consultants to apply for H1B Visa? Listen to the Show: That’s  the …

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HSB 007 – Q&A, Productivity Tools, India vs Pakistan and Valentines Day

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Welcome to another brand new episode HSB 007. I cover bunch of topics in today’s show and it’s going to casual and fun. I’m not doing any heavy hitting with today’s show. Here’s the list of topics Covered in this show : India vs Pakistan Cricket Match How I manage Emails How I use Evernote for Podcasting What Gift I gave …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 007 – Q&A, Productivity Tools, India vs Pakistan and Valentines Day

HSB 006 : Is It Not Risky to Study in USA When H1B Visa is Not 100% Guaranteed?

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Is it risky to study Masters Degree from USA when H1B visa is not guaranteed due to H1B Visa Lottery? That was the question from Naveen. Here’s the actual question With the lottery system of H1B, how can we take a bold step and pursue Masters Degree from America? I am confident that I can perform well in a job interview …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 006 : Is It Not Risky to Study in USA When H1B Visa is Not 100% Guaranteed?

HSB 005 – How to Get Transcripts from India, Bad Start to the Day. #LifeHappens

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Welcome to another episode of Happy Schools Blog Podcast. It been not a good start to the day till now. I will tell you more about it in the show. I could have just walked away from recording this show, but wanted to do a show today. Question from Lakshmi : I am living  in US and on H4 visa and …

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These 17 Photos from Monaco and Nice, France Are Mind Blowing

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Here’s some photos from one of the Most Expensive Countries in the World – Monte Carlo ( also called Monaco). It’s famous for street Formula 1 Race, Expensive Cars, World Famous Casino, High End Fashion shops and beautiful location. I spend about 4 hours in Monaco. It takes about 30 minutes drive from Nice to Monaco by bus.  No separate …

Raghuram SukumarThese 17 Photos from Monaco and Nice, France Are Mind Blowing

HSB 004 : IS $70,000 Enough to Live in America for a Family for Four?

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I’m doing a show of this kind for the first time here in Happy Schools. Topic of this today’s podcast episode was inspired by a family of  four considering if they want to move from India to U.S.A. on H-1B and H-4 Visa. But, they have bunch of challenges to overcome. Moving to from India to U.S.A. comes with it’s own set …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 004 : IS $70,000 Enough to Live in America for a Family for Four?

99.99% of Indian Students Studying in USA Want Just These Two Things

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After working for three years in MNC I finally came to the United States.  I said the following in my guest post that I wrote three years back “Joining MNC instead of higher education in USA was a big mistake I did.” Plus, I shared my needs and wants  and why I am working towards my dream of going to study …

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HSB 003 : Best Options for H4 to H1B Transfer

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Welcome to another Episode of Happy Schools Podcast. Today is Friday and topic covered is Immigration. We tackler the following question today from Ekta about H4  to H1B transfer options and which route to take. I came to USA 3 months back, currently on H4 Visa, I am planning to study for a year, then do my OPT and then …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 003 : Best Options for H4 to H1B Transfer

HSB 002: Admission for PhD, My Daily Schedule and Advice for Prospective Students

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Welcome to Episode 2 of Happy Schools Podcast. Today’s Episode have three segments. QA : Can I get Admission for PhD? Advice for Prospective Students My  Schedule for Today Admission  -PhD in Mechanical Engineering Hello peers I am not hearing from any universities please let me know if these universities are Ambitious or Safe? UCSD Penn State Texas A&M at …

Raghuram SukumarHSB 002: Admission for PhD, My Daily Schedule and Advice for Prospective Students

HSB 001: First Podcast of the Year on GRE, Application Essay, H1B Visa and It’s My Life

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Welcome to first episode of Happy Schools Blog Podcast (HSB 1). I have published audio interviews before, but that was initially recorded as video  and converted to audio interviews. Today is the official first edition of HSB Podcast.  I hope you enjoy this episode and many more episodes to come. This Episode contains 2 segments. Your Questions and My Answer. …

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WARNING Ahead If You Are Applying for H1B Visa 2016

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Are you getting ready to apply for H1B Visa 2016 Fiscal Year’s cap? This article is intended for H-1B Visa applicants who satisfy the condition listed below. Consider this as a Warning message for what’s in front of you in coming months. Something like sort of “Dangerous Curve Ahead”. USCIS will start accepting H1B Visa for FY 2016 starting April …

Raghuram SukumarWARNING Ahead If You Are Applying for H1B Visa 2016