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Q: What happens if I receive an I-20 to a different school?

A: If you received an I-20 after scheduling your appointment, then you can inform the U.S. consular officer of the new I-20 at the time of the interview.

Q: Can a person on the dependent visa work in the US?

A: Whether someone on a dependent visa can work in the U.S. depends on the visa category. For instance, H4 dependents cannot work while many L2 dependents can.

Q: Who pays the fraud prevention and detection fee and when do they pay?

A: An applicant for an L-1 visa traveling on a blanket petition must pay the Fraud Prevention and Detection fee. On individual L, H-1B, and H-2B petitions, the U.S. petitioner pays the Fraud...

Q: Can US-based relative sponsor work visa?

A: No, only the employer can sponsor a work visa.

Q: How long can I stay in the US on a tourist or business visa?

A: A U.S. nonimmigrant visa grants you permission to travel to a Port of Entry (airport/seaport) in the United States. When you arrive at your destination Port of Entry, the U.S. Customs and Border...

Q: What is a folio number?

A: A Folio number is your Account Number in a Mutual Fund Scheme, under which yours Unit holdings in a mutual fund scheme are recorded in the Unit Holders’ Register. Most Mutual Funds allot a...

Q: What is the total expense ratio?

A: Expense ratio represents the annual fund operating expenses of a scheme, expressed as a percentage of the fund’s daily net assets. Operating expenses of a scheme are administration, management,...

Q: Can NRI invest units in cash?

A: Yes, cash investments up to ₹50,000 per investor, per mutual fund, per financial year are permitted. However, the repurchase or dividend payment is not made in cash but paid by cheque/draft or...

Q: If a mutual fund scheme is wound up, what happens to investors money?

A: In case of winding up of a scheme, the mutual funds refund to the unitholders whose names appear in the Unit Holders’ Register value of their outstanding Units at prevailing NAV, after adjustment...

Q: What is the Total Return Index (TRI)?

A: Total return index (TRI) is an index that measures the performance of a group of components (say, equities or debt instruments) by assuming that all cash distributions are reinvested, in addition...