Your Guide to Studying in the States

Please note that this Guide is strictly for F-1 holders who has been enrolled in postsecondary schooling as adults (over the age of 18) and this category includes technical and community colleges, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. For all of the other groups of students, you can download guide here. Being a student at the U.S. […]

USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions

The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum making clear that USCIS may request detailed documentation to ensure a legitimate employer-employee relationship is maintained while an employee is working […]

Everything New Immigrant Or Visitor Should Know About Working In The US

Many people want to come to the United States to work. To work in the United States, you must have one of the following: A Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card), An Employment Authorization Document (work permit), or An employment-related visa which allows you to work for a particular employer. Says United States Citizenship and […]

Form Filing Tips For US Visitors and New Immigrants

Please read and follow the form filing instructions. Form fees, eligibility requirements, fee waiver eligibility, required documents and mailing addresses vary depending on the form you are filing and why you are filing. These tips will help ensure we accept your application, petition, or request package for processing. Go to USCIS website to learn the […]

Change of Address Information – What Every Immigrant and Some Group of Citizens Must Do

Most non-U.S. citizens must report a change of address within 10 days of moving within the United States or its territories. Exceptions include: Diplomats (visa status A), Official government representatives to an international organization (visa status G), and Certain nonimmigrants who do not possess a visa and who are in the U.S. for less than 30 days. […]

The first Government Voices Webinar: Exploring the International Student Life Cycle

USA has one of the largest international student population in the world. A lot of foreign students and visitors want to come to the States to study. If you’re one of them, use your chance to learn more and join the first Government Voices Webinar. Please go here to read more. Whether you are going to […]

Employment Eligibility Verification or How to Confirm Employment Eligibility in USA

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. E-Verify’s most impressive features are its speed and accuracy. E-Verify is the only free, fast, online service of its kind that verifies […]

USCIS Announces Countries Eligible for the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs

USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, have published the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to receive H-2A and H‑2B visas in 2018. The notice listing the eligible countries was published on Jan. 18, 2018, in the Federal Register. You will find more useful information if you […]