FAQ: What you need to know as an International Student taking distance-learning courses in Fall 2020?

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) on July 6, 2020 announced that they will no longer provide exemptions for international students who are taking online courses due to the pandemic during the Fall 2020 semester. Please click here for the complete information. The following are some common […]

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N-400 Naturalization: Efficient and Electronic from start to finish


The N-400 can be completed online at USCIS.GOV. In 2019, USCIS improved their processing system with regards to Naturalization and Citizenship. The N-400 process is now completely electronic. Applicants have the benefit of immediately filing and paying for their Naturalization online. Applicants that mail a paper N-400 have their filing digitized. The USCIS Personal Accounts […]

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K-1 Fiance Visas: Are they Banned in 2020?

This topic would be much clearer if the Executive Order was titled : “K-1 Fiance Visa Ban” “Immigrant Visa Ban” “H-1B/H2B/J1/L1 Visa Ban” “Continuation/Addition to the April 22, 2020 Executive Order” However, since there isn’t clear language, confusion has arisen. Following the June 22, 2020 Executive Order titled: Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present […]

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Executive Order to Freeze H-1B, J-1, L-1, H-2B Visa Entry

On June 22, 2020, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning entries of certain work visa holders. The summary of the executive order is as follows: Who is affected under this June 22 Executive Order?  The executive order applies to the foreign nationals who are: Currently outside of the United States  Without a valid […]

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