A Perfect window to Apply for the O-1 Visa

August 10, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

With the elections just around the corner and President Trump on a rat race to tighten immigration policies just before the elections, it looks like this window period of two-three months is the best time to get the O-1 Visa rolling, as the U.S economy begins to rebuild after the…

US Visa Restriction could spell Doom for the US Economy

July 13, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

“Apple would not exist without immigration,” -Tim Cook, Chief Executive Apple Inc Immigrants are critical to the country's long-term economic growth. Although they constitute 13.6% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon Valley's technology companies and contributed to more than 25% of the global patents. They make…

Google and other Tech Giants Raise Concerns Over Talks to Freeze Work Visas

June 15, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

Tech Giants like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM have been raising concerns about the looming halt on work visas for highly skilled workers in the country.   Along with the H-1B visas, the suspension could apply to the H-2B visa for short-term seasonal workers, the J-1 visa for short-term workers including…

Trump Administration to Roll Out New Restrictions on Temporary Work Visas

June 12, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

The Trump administration will soon be rolling out a new set of restrictions on legal immigration citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Stephen Miller, Trump's lead immigration adviser and the architect of the President's hardline immigration agenda is pushing forward with the restrictions. Since April the…