Ritu Jha- The federal Student and Exchange Visitor Program guidelines for international students will remain hybrid for the Spring 2021 semester, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday. Nonimmigrant F visa and M visa students actively enrolled at a U.S. school on March 9, 2020, who subsequently took courses online while outside the country […]
Ritu Jha- It was a huge sigh of relief for International students in the US on learning the Trump administration has agreed to take back the blunt and erratic policy announced July 6, which asked the international students to either take on-campus classes or leave the country. The policy outraged not just the students but […]
RITU JHA- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday extending his April freeze on H-1B and other visas through the end of 2020, curtailing a source of foreign professionals for tech companies and universities, according to published reports. Visa holders in the U.S. and applicants who’ve already received visas are exempt from the ban, […]
Some requirements of additional documentation for H-1B visas to go.
Ritu Jha- Four Republican US senators have written a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to suspend certain employment-based immigration permits for at least the next year and all new guest worker visas for 60 days, or until unemployment has returned to “normal levels,” The letter, sent May 7 and signed by Sens. Tom […]