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Call Date : June 24, 2021
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Rajiv's News Clips - First bi-annual agenda of Biden admin scraps proposed move of fixed visa tenure for international students

Published by: The Times of India  - Date: June 12, 2021

Quotes and Excerpts from Rajiv on the article:

Rajiv S Khanna, Arlington based Immigration Attorney had then explained to TOI that this would cause problems for international students. A four-year cap is definitely shorter than a PhD or even a bachelor’s degree course because students can opt for an extra semester.

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Rajiv's Article - Do you qualify for an “Einstein” Green Card?

Published by: The Economic Times - Date: May 20, 2021 

Synopsis

You must be able to demonstrate “sustained national or international acclaim” in your field. You do that through one of the two ways. First, either you must have received a one-time national or internationally recognized award. Second, if you do not have such an award, alternatively, you must pass two tests: quantitative and qualitative.

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Visa Bulletin - June 2021

This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during June for: “Final Action Dates” and “Dates for Filing Applications,” indicating when immigrant visa applicants should be notified to assemble and submit required documentation to the National Visa Center.

For more on the visa bulletin click the link below:

https://immigration.com/visa-bulletin/visa-bulletin-june-2021

Rajiv's Article - Will your B-1 B-2 visas get canceled at the airport?

Published by: The Economic Times - Date: May 10, 2021 

Synopsis

To protect yourselves, carry evidence that your extension application was timely filed and you left because you had an urgent need to do so. Also, take a screenshot or printout of the FAQ on the CBP website: “How can I extend my stay while in the United States?

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Rajiv's Article - The US will continue with its 2020 student immigration policies. Here's what that means for you

Published by: The Economic Times - Date: April 28, 2021 

Synopsis

New or Initial F and M students who were not previously enrolled in a program of study on March 9, 2020, will not be able to enter the United States as a nonimmigrant student for the 2021-22 academic year if their course of study is 100 percent online.

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Rajiv's News Clips - H-1B visa extensions will be smoother as Trump-era memo is revoked

Published by: The Times of India  - Date: April 28, 2021

Quotes and Excerpts from Rajiv on the article:

Rajiv S. Khanna, Managing Attorney at Immigration.com told TOI, “Business entities make plans based on consistency and predictability – not being able to rely on the availability of professional workers was not conducive to business nor to non-citizen workers.”