NRI’s life made easier with real experience about passport renewal, visas, power of attorney and other topics.

i140 processing time - Updated Daily

Current i140 Processing Time 2018 – Nebraska, Texas

 21 Sep, 18 

Texas Extraordinary ability (E11) - H1B (EB1) 180 days, Outstanding professor or researcher (E12) - H1B (EB1) 180 days, Multinational executive or manager (E13) - H1B (EB1)

H4 EAD News - DHS planning to revoke work permits

H4 EAD News 2018 DHS – USCIS Plan Withdrawal

 21 Sep, 18 

DHS publishing H4 EAD withdrawal rule by Dec 2018 - told Federal court. USCIS H4 EAD renewal RFE if filed before 120 days of expiry. Officially 180 is allowed.

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Laredo bridge1 crossing half way on bridge

i94 Extension Laredo TX US Mexico Border – Bridge 1 experience

 21 Sep, 18 

i94 extension laredo TX CBP Office- cross border, walk on bridge 1 (gateway to America) or without crossing border. $6 fees. Documents - New, old passport with US visa stamp, i797.

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Registered power of attorney for property management in India

Registered Power of Attorney In India – NRI – Possession of Property

 21 Sep, 18 

Registered power of Attorney In India required if you are NRI with Indian Embassy attestation. Sample POA template to register in SDM or registrar office.

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Renew Indian passport in USA - Step by step process with my own experience

Renew Indian passport in USA with CKGS by post

 21 Sep, 18 

Indian passport renewal USA, Documents list, NRI online application form. CKGS Processing time 1-4 weeks, 3 photo. No police verification. US legal status.

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H4 processing time - Updated Daily

Current H4 Processing Time 2018 – California, Vermont

 21 Sep, 18 

California Change of Status to H4/L2 135 days, H4/L2 Extension 135 days, Vermont Change of Status to H4/L2 468 days, H4/L2 Extension 468 days,