The US is most loved as a country of immigration, but recent reform changes in the US visa laws have caused unrest in the country for younger generations and entry-level job seekers, who are finding it difficult to carefully plan their career opportunities for employment. Moreover, the ambiguity is compounded by the almost daily nature of the dynamic, which in some ways affects the career and job prospects of recent graduates, visa applicants, immigrants, and other professionals working in the US. crossroads. So, in this article, let’s take a closer look at the various changes that have taken place in Academic and The entry-level job market raid of the US in recent immigration and visa reforms announced USCIS (United States Immigration Service)
New USCIS directives and work authorization changes in the US
In recent years, USCIS under Mr. Trump’s administration has made some significant changes to the process of accepting and denying immigrant visas, the H1 work permit, and Issuance of an F1 study visa. This has had some effect on the number of applicants who have been processed in the US to study in the US and also to work in the US after graduation in any entry-level job. Adding to this another change that kept making headlines in the past few months, such as the proposed suspension of the H4 work permit, the growing Cap-Gap scenarios add more anxiety to career seekers who aspire to of this great American dream.
F1 visa and career prospects for new graduates
Cap subjects are those who intend to seek internships or entry-level jobs and other paid work options in US work scenarios subject to their universities’ regulations and Visa Work sanctions. This has recently been called into question, as ideally any F1 Visa university graduate within the last year under regulatory approval is permitted to practice OPT for nearly 12 months in the US, these permits have recently been threatened by a new fee suspension for premium processing and multiplying the gap between F1 visa for successful transposition to H1 visa. Therefore, lawyers and other experts advise that the processing time should be initiated well before the final year of university and avoid any rejections and additional requests for visa status authorization etc.
H4 visa and dependent work permit issues
There are new work authorization for a dependent spouse of an H1 B visa applicant, contested work authorizations. The main focus is mainly on female dependent professionals from foreign countries who may have recently accompanied their spouses on H1 visas or may be looking for entry-level work after graduation in the US. Because the demands of the earning member in most parts of the US require that both are mostly employed to maintain balance in existence and burdens, especially in the cosmopolitan cities of California, New York, Washington, etc. It becomes difficult when work permits interfere with one of the family’s working dependents. Although these rules are still subject to closer scrutiny and legal competence, working foreign professionals are advised to follow a conservative approach, reducing costs, as well as allowing the spouse in these cases to expand their studies by registering in one of the university’s courses.
Time is of the essence
Let it be a Cap-Subject question for F1 Visa students and young entry-level graduates looking for workor H1B Visa Specialists seeking an extension of US work authorization status, or possibly dependents accompanying a spouse H4 visa applicants seeking good career prospects in the US, or a non-citizen alien seeking careers in the US, attorneys and legal advisors always advise maintaining a buffer of time when filing applications and petitions. A decent six months ahead when the processing buffer time is still safe and appropriate to manage clearances and avoid last-minute mishaps, as well as a smooth flow of career efforts in the current dynamic scenarios prevailing in the US
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