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H4 EAD News - DHS planning to revoke work permits

H4 EAD News 2018 DHS – USCIS plan removal by June 2018

 23 Jun, 18 

Update June 18, 2018 DHS informs Federal court that they are in final stages of H4 EAD withdrawal rule. USCIS issuing renewal RFEs for filing before 120 days of expiry when 180 is allowed. Current H4 EAD are expected to run for their validity. New H4 work authorizations will be stopped. 30 days comment period expected.


HR 6136 Bill to Remove Country based Green Card Caps

 21 Jun, 18 

HR 6136 aims to remove country based green card caps which are capped at 7% per country today. Merit based visa system will help H1B workers to get faster green card.

h1b green card increase by 45-percent

HR 4760 Bill increase legal skilled H1B EB1, EB2 and EB3 green cards

 21 Jun, 18 

HR 4760 bill to remove family chain migration thereby increasing green card quota for skilled legal immigration by 45%. EB1, EB2 and EB3 category to benefit.

PTE English Overall high score 85 first attempt

How to score 79+ PTE Academic in a week

 20 Jun, 18 

PTE tips and preparation for first attempt 79+ high score within 1 week. How I prepared and scored 85 in PTE with links to online free material. Tried and tested method on how to speak, listen, read and write. IELTS vs PTE - My experience. PTE is easier to score than IELTS. PTE timed sections are tough to manage.

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Delhi University Sealed Envelope Transcript for visa

How to get Delhi University Sealed Transcript

 19 Jun, 18 

Get Delhi University transcript by post or in-person application. Takes 10 days to process at north/south Delhi campus. Online payment is available. Mark-sheets copy, syllabus - subject names, university enrollment number required for sealed envelopes. Fees INR/USD - Rs1500/$100 > 6 yrs, Rs1000/$150 for <= 6 yrs.

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H1B visa approved but status is Administrative processing

H1B Visa Approved but Status is Administrative Processing

 18 Jun, 18 

H1B visa approved but CEAC status is Administrative processing. Your identity verification could be one of the reason if Form 221(g) issued but no documents to be submitted - real life example. H4 visa approved but H1b in admin processing. Visa Officer (VO) officer said 'Approved' but passport in admin processing.