Category archive: Visa Approvals

The USCIS utilizes the RFE as a tool to make an informed decision on your case. You can ALSO use your RFE as a tool to make your case stronger and more clear, and boost your chances of having your H1-B visa petition approved. Here are some things to keep in mind that will streamline…

If you get an RFE response to your H1-B visa petition, you AND your employer need to comprehend who is being asked to provide evidence for what. RFE will ask for more evidence regarding employer viability, the employer-employee relationship, and your credentials and qualifications. It’s important that everyone who needs to provide information be on…

Not even six years ago only 4% of H1B applications received an RFE. Today, over one in every four petitions are met with an RFE. These visas are in higher demand than ever before and rates of RFEs are higher than ever as well. One of the main reasons for this spike is that educational…

The Nightmare RFE strikes terror into the hearts of lawyers. Also known as the Kitchen Sink because there’s absolutely everything in it BUT the kitchen sink, this RFE demands an impossible list of requirements for H1B visa petitioners to meet. In 2009, we hardly saw a single Nightmare RFE come across our desks. Now we’re…

The RFE is a tool USCIS uses to make an informed decision on your case, so don’t panic. Do what you can to make their job easier and you’ll boost your chances of approval significantly. Be sure you understand exactly what is being asked of you and your employer in your RFE and be sure…

H-1B visas are in high demand. The 65,000 visas issued annually are filled quickly after the USCIS begins accepting applications in April even though the deadline isn’t until October. Due in part to this high volume of applicants to live and work on US soil the USCIS has issued more Request For Evidence (RFE) responses…

We just received notice that another client who had applied for an I-140 Visa has been approved. Great news and we enjoy sharing the good news with each other and all our readers! This person had a particularly difficult situation, and was applying for an EB3 visa. Sometimes, people just give up hope after receiving…

Recently, we had the pleasure of hearing from a very satisfied customer that his immigrant visa had been approved. We were glad to hear about this, and glad that he had contacted us to share the good news. Our client had applied for and received EB-2 approval with a 3-year degree and 2-year postgraduate degree….

Recently, we had the pleasure of working with a client who had received an RFE for his I-140 aplication. He was told he needed a second foreign education credentials evaluation, and was unsure to whom he should turn for the educational evaluation. His attorneys recommended one firm, but told him that they were uncertain whether…

Strangely it depends on where you got that degree and what you are using it for. In the US you can take four or more years to complete a degree. It has been reported that it can be completed by testing out in as little as 4 months see  http://www.thedegreepeople.com/services/3-year-degree/. However if you are coming…

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