Tag archive: degree

TheDegreePeople received a request for a foreign credentials evaluation from a man who had received a request for evidence (RFE) from the USCIS. His degree was in engineering, and his labor certificate demanded a degree in the computer industry. An attorney told this client that they would need to get an education evaluation from a foreign academic credentials evaluation agency….

The professionals at Career Consulting International have received a number of requests for educational evaluations from people who have ordered evaluation reports from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and received RFEs. These clients have applied to us indicating that a foreign credentials evaluation of their 3-year degrees had resulted in RFEs and denials. Ms. Sheila Danzig, and academic…

Recently, a client came to us with a 3-Year Bachelor of Arts Degree in Corporate Secretaryship. He had applied for an EB-3 visa, and required an expert opinion that his degree was in fact the functional equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science. Using only the expert opinion of Professor John Kersey, whose evaluations have…

Not long ago, we received the following email with a respected attorney in California: “[Our client’s} I-140 Visa was recently approved. I wanted to share the good news with you. On behalf of our client and our firm, I want to say thank you, again, for your excellent work and diligence in handling this critical matter. Your…

No, this isn’t a gimmick. It’s a true story from one of our clients who shared his story on one of the immigration visa chat boards a few months ago. Here is the story in his own words (his name has been removed, as we always protect our clients’ privacy): Guys, I want to share good news,…

In 2007, AILA released some disturbing news that warned immigration attorneys and foreign degree evaluation agency that all three-year degrees were at risk for denial for I-140 visa applications. As a result, Career Consulting International (CCI) has worked hard to uncover evidence and demonstrate that three-year bachelor degrees are the U.S. equivalency of a Bachelor Degree. For this reason, the agency…

Recently, CCI responded to another client who received an RFE through the Nebraska Service Center. The RFE indicated a strong potential for the denial of the client’s EB-3 Visa. The grounds indicated in the RFE were that the foreign degree in commerce was not the U.S. equivalency of a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. The client wrote back to thank the agency for the excellent…

This week, we were very pleased to hear from another client who had received approval for his I-140 visa. It’s always wonderful to hear good news from people we have been able to help, and to offer help for someone else who has received an RFE or Denial. This person had received an RFE based…

If you earned academic credentials in another country, you will probably have to have your degree evaluated before getting an education or finding a job in the United States. Several reputable credentials evaluation services, including Career Consulting International, are available. The prices, as well as the service times, of these agencies vary, so check with…

You’ve earned a foreign degree at the Bachelor or graduate level, and want to apply for an immigration visa to the United States. To apply for an employment-based visa, you must prove that your education is the U.S. equivalency required for the labor certificate. How do you know if your degree will hold up to…

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