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Free Weekend Admission National Parks

Government national parks all over US will have free admissions on two weekends – July 18 – 19, 2009 & August 15 – 16, 2009. This is a good deal to plan for a trip to those parks that charge admission fees. Here are some useful links to plan for park visit – > All […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: July 3, 2009 | Categories: OtherNews

Diversity Visa online Lottery 2010 ends December 1 2008

The diversity lottery 2010 makes available 50,000 permanent resident (or GreenCard) visas annually to persons from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. The 60-day application period started on October 2′ 2008 and ends on noon December 1 2008. Approximately up to 10 million online applications are expected from six geographic regions […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: October 7, 2008 | Categories: Immigration

H1-B visas is the worse thing ever happened to US businesses

Channel insider collected all job seekers comments and posted the details of the current job market crisis. Employers are paying low salaries for IT jobs is the central point of all the comments it received. Outsourcing is a hit or miss – One comment about H1-B is quite interesting and It is true to some […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 16, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

20000 EB Nurse Visas Per Year – HR 5924 Bill Status

To reduce nursing shortage in US, HR 5924 bill would provide 20,000 EB(employment-based) visas per year for three years for nurses. HR 5924 is introduced on April 29, 2008 and the key points that are part of the legislation — Lifting retrogression for Schedule A workers, 20,000 visa quota, Review Schedule A I-140 cases within […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 11, 2008 | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration

2008 October Visa Bulletin EB2, EB3 dates moved back

The suspense is over of what will be the cut off dates for EB2 and EB3 category in October’2008 Visa Bulletin. The October month is when the new fiscal year begins for visa number allotments. The allotments at start of year is always cheering to the numerous immigrants waiting for Greencard approvals. The Mumbai consulate […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 10, 2008 | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration, VisaBulletin

Bill to reduce Greencard wait times due this week

Current Green card approvals are taking anywhere between 6 to 10 years causing trouble to immigrants and employers to retain the immigrant talent in US. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) authored bill to reduce wait times for green cards which is due this week. The proposal is to re-use previously allotted […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration

Doing MBA Free from Ivy League business schools tips

Devin Griffin got accepted into Wharton business school with two year tuition of 80,000 per year for his MBA paid. Business Week writes a letter to the admission committee by Devin made that possible to consider him for the school’s scholarship. Business schools are an expensive affair with students taking loans and pushing themselves into […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 7, 2008 | Categories: MBA

Barack Obama favors H2-B visas and reflects on H1-B gaming by employers

Image by Getty Images via Daylife As elections approach, Illinois Senator Barack Obama who is US, Democratic presidential nominee in a campaign event in Pennsylvania talked about streamlining specialized skills related jobs and their visas — H2-B. H2-B visas are required for highly specialized skills where local US business is not able to recruit the […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: | Categories: H1B, Immigration

Harvard Business Publishing interviews Life Hacker Gina Trapani is popular productivity blog and Scott Berkun from Harvard asks grilling questions of how MBAs can benefit from Lifehacker’s productivity tips. As Gina puts it MBA teaches structured learning with problem-solving and case studies and gives less importance to manage one’s own time in an effective way. The advice I like is how to […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 3, 2008 | Categories: MBA

Free credit reports from class-action lawsuit against Trans union

You are eligible to participate in the class-cation suit and get benefits If you had a credit card, a loan account, or a line of credit in the US any time from January 1, 1987 to May 28, 2008. The lawsuit is filed on Trans Union with charges that it sold lists containing consumer information […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: | Categories: Deals