Biden has called for an increased number of visas for permanent, employment-based immigration
But until he actually does something, it's all speculation
It's best to be cautiously optimistic about this
The F-1 is the most common visa status used by students in the U.S. and best fits a student’s situation.
The J-1 visa status is generally used for students in specific educational exchange programs. To be eligible for a J-1, students must receive more than 50% of their funding from an institutional or government sponsor in the form of a scholarship, fellowship, assistantship, stipend, tuition waiver, or other direct support provided specifically for the educational program.
Following are the assets that are acceptable for VISA interviews-
Income - Salary slip
Savings - Passbook or bank statement
Fixed/Recurring Deposits - Certificates
PPF / PF / GPF / EPF - Letter from the company
Bonds, NSC, KVP, etc - supporting originals
Mutual funds, shares, stocks, and other investments in the market - DMAT or NSDL statements
Insurance - Surrender Value Certificate
Scholarships - Scholarship Letter
Loan - Loan Sanctioned Letter
Gold - Gold Evaluation Certificate by any jeweler
There are different types of US visas like M-1, J-1, F-1. But most student visas are F-1 visa. These are the documents required for a US student visa:
Non-immigrant visa application form (Form DS-160)
Standardized digital color passport photo taken recently
A valid passport
Receipt of visa application fee payment
Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant (F-1) Student Status (Form I-20)
Documents proving adequate financial support during your stay in the US (Bank Statement)
Diplomas, Transcripts, Certificates, and Degrees from your attended schools. Along with that, Scores from Standardized tests such as TOEFL, GMAT, SAT, GRE, etc.
Documents that serve as proof of your intent to return, upon completing your program (for example; your asset documents or job offer letter valid after you complete the study).