Author: Prabalta Rijal

From a Chess champion to a founder the incredible story behind Vaidya’s Deeprisk.Ai

September 10, 2019 by Prabalta Rijal

Chaitanya Vaidya came to the United States on a chess scholarship to the University of Texas in Dallas in 2007. It was the only school that allowed him to juxtapose his passion for chess and his desire for engineering. “Failure wasn’t an option,” Vaidya says as he remembers beating the…

Be Your Own Boss let your Company Sponsor Your O-1 visa

September 6, 2019 by Prabalta Rijal

Have you heard about immigration laws that are like a fresh breath of air in a dark underground dungeon? Here is one such law- If you are a non-immigrant alien with extraordinary skills you cannot work for a different company apart from the one sponsoring your visa, but there is…

Frequently Asked Questions about O-1 Visa and ISAs

August 15, 2019 by Prabalta Rijal

Do I need an Employer to apply for the O-1 Visa? Yes, you do. The O-1 Visa is an employment visa and ideally, it is the employer who files the petition on your behalf. You may also try to get an agency sponsorship  Can I change my employer while I’m…

The Top 5 Myths about the O-1 visa, Debunked

August 13, 2019 by Prabalta Rijal

The minute we hear about the O-1 visa, we think, "Oh My God, I can never qualify for it." Is it really out of your league? Or has it been hyped about so much that you feel you aren't good enough to apply for it? As an O-1 visa application…