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I am about to apply for H1 visa and one of my fried told me to get my degrees verified by a company which charges a fees and verfy the degrees .So my question is if thats true which are the company who verify the degrees for H1 visa and how much do they charge.

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Hi,

You can do a search engine query for companies which provide credentials evaluation equating a foreign degree to the U.S. equivalent. A credentials evaluation is required to be submitted with the H1B petition if the beneficiary does not have a U.S. degree.

A typical fee for credentials evaluation is about $150. A company which our law firm has used regularly is http://morningsideevaluations.com/

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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