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Removing H4 EAD Process – Latest News Updates and Timelines

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Removing H4 EAD – Rule Making Process – Latest Updates with Timeline H4 EAD Rule was proposed back in February 2012. I have tacked each and every update since then to the effective date on May 26, 2015. I was standing at Observation Desk of Empire State Building when the I-765 form was published by…

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F1 Visa Administrative Processing – Approved Then Shocking News

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Are you stuck in F1 Visa Administrative Processing? It’s difficult to deal with Administrative Processing for sure. Let me give some examples of how others have dealt the F1 Visa Administrative Processing and what you can do about it. Remember this: Administrative Processing can happen even after the F1 Visa is approved (see below). What’s Covered…

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H4 to F1 Visa Interview – Documents Required for the Stamping

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Are you converting from H4 to F1 Visa by Consular Processing? Then, besides planning for where to attend the visa interview, you would be gathering the document for H4 to F1 Visa Interview. Here is a generic list for H4 to F1 Visa interview documents and you may need additional documents depending on your family, personal history and previous…

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H4 to F1 Visa Interview Experience, Questions and Answers

H4 to F1 Visa Interview Experience with questions and answers

Are you ready to be taken on a roller-coaster ride with this H4 to F1 Visa Visa Interview experience? US Visa interviews are a nervous, nerve-racking and nail-biting experience for the person attending the interview and family members living through it. For every interview, there’s a story and journey behind it. For H4 to F1 Visa…

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A Comparison Chart – CPT vs OPT vs STEM OPT

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So, do you want to know the difference between CPT, OPT and STEM OPT? Let’s start with the acronyms, OPT and STEM first, Ok? CPT – Curricular Practical Training OPT – Optional Practical Training STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. EAD – Employment Authorization Document (it looks like more a credit card) OPT and…

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H4 to F1 Visa Interview – 9 Risk Factors to Consider Before Stamping

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Why would anyone want to change from their legal status in the US from H4 to F1 Visa? I can think for following reasons for converting from H4 to F1 Visa, either by Change of Status or Visa Stamping. Work Authorization – CPT, OPT and STEM OPT Mandatory Internship  as part of the degree requirements…

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Here’s How to Complete DS160 Without Last Name in the Passport

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Do you want to know how to Complete DS-160 visa application form if your Last Name in your passport is Empty (or blank)? Here’s one reader’s experience (& lessons learned). Before we look at the readers’ experience, I can’t stress the importance of having a Surname in your Passport if you are planning to live…

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