Diversity Visa Lottery 2007

US Department of State has announced that registration for the 2007 Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery will begin at noon on October 5, 2005. Persons seeking to enter the lottery program must register online through the designated Internet website during the registration period. The website for registering for the 2007 DV … Continue reading

Update on 20,000 Masters H1b Quota

We have learned that the 20,000 Masters Quota H1b is still open for both the Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 and Fiscal Year 2006. The 20,000 Masters Quota is an H-1B cap exemption for foreign nationals holding advanced degrees from U.S. universities. According to reliable sources, approximately around 13 thousand visas … Continue reading

Priority Date Retrogression

DOS has released the Visa Bulletin for August 2005. DOS release advises that due to high demand, “it might be necessary to establish an Employment Second preference cut-off date for September to keep visa issuances within the annual numerical limits set by law. If required, such a cut-off date is … Continue reading