The H-1B filing has begun on April 1st this year. For those F-1 students who successfully filed H-1B petitions and were accepted in the lottery, they are eligible for cap-gap extension coverage. If a student's F-1 status is to expire before October 1st, the cap-gap coverage automatically extends F-1 status and employment authorization for F-1 […]
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The Department of Homeland Security issued a memo on June 15, 2012 on the subject of deferred action of certain young people who were brought to the United States as children and, as far as they are concerned, the US is their home. DHS intends not to pursue enforcement against a person in that situation […]
It is very easy to get confused with the two concepts of "Authorized Status" and "Authorized Stay." It is important to understand the differences under certain circumstances.