US Visa Options For Professors And Researchers:

Introduction Foreign professors and researchers coming into the U.S. have expanded the community of science and technology specialists, bringing with them new and innovative ideas. They have not only assisted their employers, but their contributions in the national interest of the United States have been immeasurable. The challenge for professors and researchers and the institutions […]

214(b) Visa Denial:

Introduction On any given day throughout the world many visa applicants find themselves in a dire situation- they hear a U.S. consular officer say, “Your visa application to go to the U.S. is refused. You are not qualified under Section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.” To be refused a U.S. visa when you […]

Visa Status: Difference Between Visa And Status

Introduction In order to maintain lawful status when you are in the U.S., it’s important to understand the difference between the two common immigration terms — “Visa” and “Status”. Many people use these terms interchangeably, however, there is a clear distinction between the two terms under the immigration laws. 1. Visa A Visa is an […]

J1 Visa For Teachers:

Introduction The immense contributions that foreign national teachers have made in the fields of education and research resulted in many U.S. educational institutions exhibiting eagerness to engage them. In this article we present a snap shot of one of the most popular US work visa options for teachers – the J1 Visa. The J1 Visa […]

USA Internship Visa:

Introduction Many employers often get concerned about employing foreign students and graduates as interns because they are unsure of what the related obligations will be. Contrary to any fears, employing foreign students and graduates as interns is not as difficult as many employers think. My Case Scenario Linda Linda, an HR Manager at a California-based […]