Buying an American Visa For a $500,000 Home Purchase – A Solution to the Housing crisis?


When someone mentioned this proposal to me, I thought it was nuts. Selling the right to live in America for $500,000? But then a quick search revealed that the Senate is indeed considering such an idea as part of a larger bipartisan provision of immigration measures (VISIT-USA Act), co-authored by Senators. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) […]

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Cash Rewards on Visa (V) and Mastercard (MA) Earnings With No Credit Card Needed


Going into the earnings season, credit card transaction processing companies like Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA) have been hit pretty hard due to adverse impacts of the recently approved financial reform regulation which limits the interchange fees they can charge banks and merchants for card transactions.  However the actual regulation in the financial reform bill was […]

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The alphabet soup of Immigration terminology

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As an immigrant here myself I can attest to the complications going through multiple visa process and the enormous amount of documentation to complete and provide. There are so many “classes” of immigration visa that it can all become a puddle of numbers and letters to the average person. Here is a list of some […]

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