Online Accredited Education Degrees
Q: Has anybody had any experience with non-traditional degrees & the INS ? Does it accept degrees from online istitution accredited by the DECT (Distance Education and Training Council, recognized by the Department of Education)? Particularly non-traditional degrees from accredited istitutions are accepted for H1-B visa ?
A: No particular experience, but if you believe that it is equivalent to a regular degree, you should go get a credentials evaluation. I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. For reliable advice, please consult with a professional immigration attorney. For further information, check the following frequently-requested links. For many questions, you may find answers at http://travel.state.gov/visa_services.html (Department of State) or http://ins.usdoj.gov (INS). For consular policies and visa reciprocity fees, find your consulate in http://travel.state.gov/links.html For information on affidavit of support for marriage to US citizens (I-864), go to http://travel.state.gov/i864gen.html and http://travel.state.gov/checklist.html For poverty levels, see http://travel.state.gov/99guidel.html (Note: poverty levels for 2000 are higher) For information on H/L/O/P visa extensions at Dept. of State in St. Louis, MO, see http://travel.state.gov/revals.html For non-official information, check: (When using these sites, and any Web sites, please watch out for privacy, as I do not know all site operators.) http://www.visalaw.com http://www.shusterman.com http://www.immigration.com http://www.getusavisa.com http://gcard.virtualave.net http://www.jcvisa.com (H-1B) http://www.h1bresources.com (marriage and fiancee) http://www.kamya.com/misc/ (marriage and fiancee) http://www2.apex.net/users/thehydes This is not an endorsement of any of these Web sites. I am not affiliated with any of the Web site owners and do not receive nor accept payment in return for listing them, and typically don't even know them.