Author: Joanna Bobel

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

October 29, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

b1 b2 visa to us

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. US visas are issued…

O-1 and H-1B visas

October 25, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

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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 of the eligible future…

Top reasons a green card might be denied

October 21, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

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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. The green card process…

O-1 visa or a Green Card through extraordinary achievements – which one should I choose?

September 30, 2021 by Joanna Bobel

O-1 visa or a Green Card

As an expert in your field you are entitled to apply for both: O-1 visa, if you plan just a temporary relocation to the US, as well as for a Green Card (EB-1A, EB-2 NIW), if you decide to become a permanent resident To make this decision a number of…