Author: Joanna Bobel

Applying for an Extension of a U.S. Visa or Change of Status

February 11, 2022 by Joanna Bobel

Listen to this article: Generally, certain nonimmigrants present in the United States admitted for a specified period of time, or their petitioners may request an extension of their admission period in order to continue to engage in those activities permitted under the nonimmigrant classification in which they were admitted.  Also,…

B1/B2 visa vs extension of the visitor stay in the US

October 29, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

b1 b2 visa to us

Listen to this article: Getting a tourist visa (B1/B2) and getting an extension of your stay in the US are two separate processes that cannot be mixed. Many people think that they can extend their visa in the US, but they cannot. You cannot get/extend a visa in the US.…

O-1 and H-1B visas

October 25, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

o 1 visa application

Listen to this article: The H-1B and O-1 visas are both temporary employment-based visas available to foreign nationals with the right set of skills, experience and achieved successes in their field of expertise, who want to work in the United States. In both cases, the employer files the petition on behalf…

Top reasons a green card might be denied

October 21, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

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Listen to this article: Each year the U.S. government allows thousands of people to enter the United States with permanent resident status. Permanent residence is symbolized with a card, most commonly referred to as a green card, a document that entitles you to legally live and work in the US.…