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Unshackled #56: March visa bulletin, free webinar on H-1B, & EB-1A story.

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday. ✨ Soundarya here, founder of unshackled.club. :) Exciting update: Registrations are now open at all 15 universities for the Unshackled Campus Tour! In case you didn't know, I'm going on a country-wide tour in April 2024 to speak at 15 universities and educate international students on the immigration system, along with lawyers and visa experts. If you're from one of the 15 universities on here, go ahead and RSVP now. Spots are limited to...

about 23 hours ago • 4 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday. ✨ Soundarya here, founder of unshackled.club. :) It's official: as part of the Unshackled Campus Tour, I will be speaking at 15 universities in April 2024, including Harvard, Stanford, and Columbia. We're currently finalizing the sponsors on our tour and especially looking to partner with top law firms across California, Boston, New York, and Texas. If you have lawyers you highly recommend, hit reply and we'd love to get them onboard! Now,...

8 days ago • 4 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) EXCITING NEWS: After weeks of behind-the-scenes work, I'm launching a free, 5-day email course on "Intro to Talent Visas in America." While everyone knows about the H-1B, 9/10 don't know what a talent visa is, or don't fully understand what it takes to qualify for them. If you're in any of the following situations... You want to start a company of your own someday You only have 1 or 2 attempts left in...

15 days ago • 6 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) As a reminder: we're featuring a few of our newsletter's top readers on the new Unshackled website (under construction). To be featured just hit reply and share a testimonial along with your designation. Here are some questions to get you thinking: What’s one thing that keeps you opening this newsletter every week? How would you describe our newsletter to a friend or colleague who has never seen it? If...

22 days ago • 5 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) Exciting update: We're shining a light on our top newsletter readers! We're re-launching the Unshackled website & would love to highlight testimonials from a few readers. If you'd like to be one of the few, just hit reply and answer any of the following q's: If you woke up tomorrow to hear that the Unshackled newsletter is being discontinued, what would you feel? (Don’t worry, it’s hypothetical!) What’s...

29 days ago • 6 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) I’m THRILLED to finally share this: I’m launching a country-wide free tour to teach international students all about the immigration system, and you can nominate your university! I thought of doing a book tour for Unshackled several times, and the stars have finally aligned. But really, this tour isn’t about Unshackled, or me. It’s about educating students on visa pathways before they enter the...

about 1 month ago • 5 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday & Happy 2024. ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) Welcome to the 50th edition of this newsletter, so perfectly fit to start a new year. In case you missed it, I shared my goals for 2024 on LinkedIn, and one of them is to continue growing this immigrant community & newsletter! We've officially passed 10,000+ members now. Thank you for making this happen. 🥳 I won't take your trust for granted. Before we jump in, I want to thank our...

about 1 month ago • 5 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday. ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) We did it. We got through another year. You got through another year. If you've been with us since newsletter #1, I can't thank you enough. We grew this newsletter from 0 to almost 10,000 people this year. Writing this every week taught me so much about immigration, policy, news, and people. Thank you for that. I hope you found value too. This will be the last newsletter of 2023. I'll be taking a...

2 months ago • 4 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday. ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) Hope you're still alive from all the Thanksgiving food last week! 🥘 As a final reminder: we're closing our thanksgiving offer to join the unshackled.club community by the end of tomorrow (Thursday). If you join by then, you get a quadruple reward: 100 off the Annual Membership 30-min consult with me for your O1/EB1 (worth $125) Free access to my course on planning with Notion (worth $200) A surprise...

3 months ago • 6 min read

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Happy Wednesday. ✨ Soundarya here, from Unshackled. :) Here's a Thanksgiving offer for you: If you join the Unshackled community as an annual member anytime starting today until the end of the month (Nov 30th), you get a quadruple reward: 100 off on the Annual Membership Free 30-min consult with me (worth $125), and Free access to my course on how to plan with Notion (worth $200) A surprise gift from me :) Use the coupon code "THANKSGIVING" while...

3 months ago • 5 min read
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