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

PTE vs IELTS English test comparison

IELTS vs PTE which English test is easier – My experience

 21 May, 18 

  • IELTS vs PTE Academic, PTE is easier to score than IELTS
  • PTE Academic is tougher than IELTS general English test but scoring marks in PTE is much easier
  • After PTE test, you may feel that you did bad, but the results will be better than your own analysis
  • You can score 79+ easily in PTE with one week of preparation

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Registered power of attorney for property management in India

Registered Power of Attorney In India For Managing Property

 21 May, 18 

  • Registered power of Attorney In India is required to manage property if you are NRI
  • Use the sample POA template and register in SDM or registrar office
  • NRI or non-Indian passport holder need attestation of PoA by Indian embassy before registration in India
  • Registration at PoA holder's state with address proof

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FBI police clearance certificate

How to get FBI Clearance Certificate – Visa Immigration

 21 May, 18 

  • FBI police clearance for visa and immigration for Australia or Canada has processing time of 3-5 days with $18 per person fees
  • Print mandatory FD-258 form for fingerprints at home on A4 white paper
  • Take fingerprints yourself if outside USA or use fingerprinting at Police station in USA
  • Pay online for fastest result

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H4 EAD News - DHS planning to revoke work permits

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

 20 May, 18 

  • H4 EAD News 2018 is DHS planning to release termination rules by June 2018
  • 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
  • 30-60 days will be comment period for making final rule

H4 EAD card sample

H4 EAD Documents, Sample new Application and Renewals

 20 May, 18 

  • H4 EAD sample I765 application form for new and renewal pre-filled, document list, fees $410
  • File Renewal 180 days in advance
  • H1B primary I797 receipt number required
  • Long processing time, EAD card required to start job or business
  • Automatic 180 day EAD renewal NOT allowed if application pending with USCIS

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H1B visa approved but status is Administrative processing

H1B Visa Approved but Status is Administrative Processing

 18 May, 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