STEM Factsheet

STEM initiative and immigrants’ role in the US workforce In the United States, the need for people with skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) keeps increasing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that between 2020 and 2030, the country will need about one million more people to fill new STEM jobs. Immigrants, on […]

Teachers Exchange

J-1 VISA for Teachers A J-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa provided by the United States to research scientists, lecturers, and exchange tourists participating in programmes promoting cultural interchange, particularly to gain medical or business training in the United States. All applicants must meet eligibility standards and English language requirements, in addition to being sponsored […]

H2B Update

H-2B Visa for Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers The H-2B visa is the second type of temporary US work visa within the H-2 category. The H-2B programme is for temporary non-agricultural employees, whereas the H-2A visa is for temporary agricultural workers. Employers who can prove a temporary need for labour but cannot locate them in the United […]

2023 H-1B Updates

Updates to the FY 2023 H-1B Cap: Everything You Must Know   The H-1B Cap is the annual limit on the number of H-1B visas that can be issued. The Master’s Cap is the maximum amount of H-1B visas that can be given to foreign nationals with a master’s degree or higher from a U.S. […]

USCIS Tweaks Handling of Cases

USCIS has made changes to help immigrants USCIS is the part of the government that handles legal immigration to the United States. Due to a number of reasons, the US immigration mechanism had become clogged over the years and there was a need for reforms and restructuring. In this backdrop, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

Employment Based Visa

Employment Based Immigration Visas   Employment based immigration visas, or Green Cards, allow migrants to gain lawful permanent residence in the US in order to engage in skilled work. There are two ways to obtain a US Green Card: one way is through a family member, the other way is to obtain an employment based […]

Changing Visa status?

Once you get to the US, can you change your tourist visa to a student or work visa?   If your status changes, it means that your goal has changed. For example, when you get a visa and enter the US, you tell the US government that you only want to stay for a short […]

San Francisco Bay Area

Why do people like living in the San Francisco Bay Area?   San Francisco Bay Area is often referred to as the “tech capital” of the world and there is a multitude of pull factors which makes the area draw attraction from all corners of the world. Such as: Good Weather The Bay Area offers […]

H-2B Visa for Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers

H-2B Visa for Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers The H-2B visa is the second type of temporary US work visa within the H-2 category. The H-2B programme is for temporary non-agricultural employees, whereas the H-2A visa is for temporary agricultural workers. Employers who can prove a temporary need for labour but cannot locate them in the United […]

H-2A Visa for Temporary Agricultural Workers

The H-2A visa is for individuals who will perform temporary or seasonal agricultural labour. This indicates that the work is limited to a particular time frame or event. Temporary indicates that the duration of the job is less than one year. Employers with farms, farming firms, or corporations in the United States are therefore permitted […]