Tag archive: Work experience evaluation

When evaluating a candidate for a job position that requires a specialized degree, employers will almost always consider a candidate with a degree in a related field qualified. Until about five or six years ago, USCIS would also accept a degree in a related field as sufficient qualification to approve an H1B visa. This is…

If you’ll be filing an H-1B petition for the fiscal year of 2016, you’re probably well aware that April First is tomorrow, and I’m not talking about April Fool’s Day.  If this year is anything like that past several years, your window to file your H-1B petition is small and you want to have it…

Guess what next week is? April First! That means you’ve got a week to finish getting your H-1B petition together and submitted to the USCIS. If last year was any indication of what’s to come next week, you’ll have a five business day window in which to submit your petition. The USCIS is required to…

So you’ve got a US bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a field related to your H1B occupation. You’re all set to submit your petition, right? Wrong! Just less than ten years ago, you could apply for an H1B visa with a degree in business for an accounting job and get approved. You could apply…

Just less than a decade ago, to prove to the USCIS you are qualified for your H1B occupation, all you had to do was have the required degree in a field related to your field of employ. However, in recent years they have started requiring applicants to have a degree in the exact field of…

Got the skills but didn’t graduate?  No problem!  Even if you don’t have enough years of college experience – or no degree for that matter – authorized credential evaluation agencies can convert work experience into college credit hours. The USCIS generally accepts that three years professional, responsible work experience in the field is equivalent to…

If you are petitioning for an H1B visa, you will need to prove the USCIS that you are qualified for your specialty occupation. Holders of three-year bachelors degrees and applicants whose field of study doesn’t exactly match the field of the job they hold run into problems. They must prove US equivalency of their foreign…

Many people have heard that it is possible to get college credit for life experience, but few actually know how this works. In many countries, a college degree is not always required to enter certain career fields. This week, Career Consulting International received a message from someone we had been working with on a work…

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