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Hi,

I'm living in Dominican Republic (I'm from Cuba really), I have like 6 years of practical Java experience and I'm in the middle of getting Java certifications to be between the ones that USA/Canada companies would choose to sponsorship via H1-B visa.

I passed the SCJP 1.4 (85%; 52 out of 61 questions; done in one hour), I ordered also Head First EJB to pass the SCBCD 1.3, do you think I'm doing the right thing to be eligible for such processes regarding ur experience?

I'm sorry about this type of question in this forum but as you might guessed, is about the path my life would take which is very important for my family and myself.

Thanks and by the way; Kathy & Bert, keep such wonderful books around :-)

Guido.
 
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I am not sure if certifications help, but college diploma I believe is specifically involved.
 
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Well, I think the Jobs Discussion forum might be a better forum for this thread. So I am going to move it to that forum.

Thanks

Mark
 
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Certifications get your resume noticed and potentially marked for an interview, they DON'T get you a job and especially not a job in which the company has to invest major money in you to get you productive (like arranging a visum, work permit, housing, and transport to a foreign country).
 
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