Category archive: immigration

One of the very most common H1B RFE triggers is a 3-year bachelor’s degree with no credential evaluation, or with the wrong kind of credential evaluation. Many H1B candidates come to the United States to work missing a fourth year of education. The Indian 3-year Bachelor’s degree is the most common 3-year degree to trigger…

Did you or your employee or client receive an education RFE for their H1B visa petition? Did you submit a credential evaluation with the initial petition and still receive an RFE? The problem may be that you had the right evaluation for the wrong visa. College and graduate admissions evaluations, for example, are an entirely…

It’s RFE season and the prevalence of the dreaded Nightmare RFE is on the rise right along with the rate of RFE responses. We’re not sure what triggers this RFE, and we’re not even sure CIS has the right to make these requests, but they keep on coming. The Nightmare RFE is virtually impossible to…

RFE season is here for cap-subject H1B candidates! The past ten years has seen a massive spike in RFEs with around one quarter of all petitions receiving on, so don’t be surprised if one arrives. An RFE is an opportunity to strengthen you case, or your employee or client’s case. At TheDegreePeople, we work with…

It’s RFE season! That means you or your employee or client has a one in four chance of receiving an RFE on their H1B petition. Some of the most common RFEs for this visa have to do with the candidate’s education. If you or your employee or client has a degree that does not match…

It’s RFE season and we project frequency trends will not change. In the past few years, around one of every four H1B petitions selected in the lottery received an RFE. When your RFE or your employee or client’s RFE arrives, sit down with your team and read it over and determined who dropped the ball….

Welcome to the 2017 RFE season for cap-subject H1B candidates. The RFEs are in the mail and if this year reflects the years past, we expect one of every four H1B petitions to receive an RFE. If you or your employee or client receives an RFE, don’t panic! This is frustrating, but not the end…

The answer is Computer Systems Analysis and the reason it is such an RFE magnet is not the fault of the job itself. While this is a common H1B job, Computer Systems Analysis is a very rare degree. US Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Systems Analysis is only available at universities with self-designed degrees. In India,…

If you or your employee or client is looking into education-based Green Card options, you are well aware of the puzzle EB2 presents. This classification requires the candidate to hold an advanced degree of a US Masters Degree or higher or its foreign equivalent, or a US Bachelors degree or its foreign equivalent followed by…

When applying for a Green Card, make sure you know which classification your education, or your employee or client’s education falls into before you file. Sometimes the education is not obvious. You can’t always rely on the candidate’s assessment of their credentials. For example, just because you or your employee or client believes the degree…

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