Do International Students Need to File US Taxes?
Mar13

Do International Students Need to File US Taxes?

by: Grayson Leverenz updated for 2012 It’s that time of year again. Accountants work tirelessly. People storm the post office at midnight. Those that underpaid mourn writing that check to the government. Those that overpaid rejoice that a return is on the way. And, yes, the government expects International Students to file.  In fact, everyone living in the US must report to the government, even if you didn’t make any money last year....

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Top 10 H-1B Visa Employers for 2009
Dec15

Top 10 H-1B Visa Employers for 2009

image: (iStockphoto.com) Yesterday, I highlighted the ComputerWorld list of 2009 H-1B visa employers through my social media channels. The link got so much attention, I wanted to make sure blog readers saw it, too. The top 10 H-1B visa employers of 2009 were: Wipro Microsoft Intel IBM India Patni Americas L&T Infotech Ernst & Young Infosys UST Global Deloitte Consulting Click here to see the entire list....

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MBA Careers | Q&A on the EAWA, International Student Jobs & H-1B Visas
Mar25

MBA Careers | Q&A on the EAWA, International Student Jobs & H-1B Visas

The US Capitol Building (image: jcolman) There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the Employ American Workers Act, and its effect on International students seeking jobs in the US. Under this new act, companies receiving federal bail-out money must make good faith efforts to hire US citizens prior to extending offers to H-1B dependent workers. The best news in the Q&A below is the dissolution of this act after two years; it will end...

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Need H-1B visa? Read this first…
Apr17

Need H-1B visa? Read this first…

Francesca Di Meglio, BusinessWeek.com Many international graduates of US business schools who are looking to work in the US have questions and concerns, especially since there is a shortage of H-1B visas. Business school applicants and students also have their share of questions about living and working legally in the US. Recently, David Ware (DavidWare), a lawyer specialising in immigration and nationality law, fielded questions from...

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