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, USCIS's announcement of furlough in the coming months, 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…

O-1 Visa Applicants Urged to File for Visa Before October To Avoid USCIS Price Hike

August 3, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

The Trump Administration will be increasing the cost of applying for U.S. citizenship and a marriage-based green card, as well as for the first time charging a fee for asylum applications. The proposal from the Trump Administration also looks to increase the fees on businesses, international students who need work…

A win for International Students: Controversial Student Visa Rule Rescinded

July 17, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the decision made by the Trump administration has been rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online sessions next semester. US District Judge Allison Burroughs…

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…