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H-1B Visa Demand Spike Predicted

H-1B Visa Demand Spike Predicted

When the window for new H-1B applications opens on April 1, three IT job categories will lead the charge: software engineering, information security, and big data. Been waiting to start those H-1B visa applications? Get cracking or you’ll be waiting until 2015. The application window for new H-1B visas opens on April 1, and strong […]

What Happens When a Foreign Student Gets Arrested in the U.S.

What Happens When a Foreign Student Gets Arrested in the U.S.

by: Cynthia Yializis What to expect from the U.S. criminal justice system and how your student status will be affected. Your ability to remain in the U.S. on a student visa depends on your not only going to school and studying as expected, but obeying the broader rules that apply to any visa holder in the […]

Tips and Information about Applying for Your Student Visa

Tips and Information about Applying for Your Student Visa

Payment of the SEVIS Fee F-1 and J-1 visa applicants are required to pay a SEVIS fee which is used to support the SEVIS program.  The fee must be paid prior to a student or scholar going and applying for their visa.  A receipt of payment must be shown at the time of your visa […]

Student Visa Basics

Student Visa Basics

Overview of F-1 and M-1 Student Visas By Jennifer McFadyen General Information Foreign students may study full time at thousands of learning institutions approved by USCIS, including American language schools, high schools, universities and other institutions of higher education. If your main purpose of travel to the U.S. is tourism but you also want to […]