My H1B Tales (1) : Coming to America


Photo courtesy: Al Araby. On a summer day in 2,000, I waited outside the U.S. Consulate in Qatar. I had to make a decision. Should I go to the US? Qatar, the tiny, thumb-shaped peninsula had just found her place in the world. The country's ruler, Sheikh Hamad bin Al Thani had opened up her … Continue reading My H1B Tales (1) : Coming to America

An office throws a “green card” party


How many of us can genuinely say that we are well-liked at work? My concept of being really liked at work changed last Friday. It was just another day as I walked in after a doctor’s appointment. But things looked different as I strolled through the hallway…my team gave me a “green carpet” welcome! A … Continue reading An office throws a “green card” party