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I have questions regarding immigration and H1B. I have a few
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I have a situation. Situation: I am currently on H1B VISA
What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the U.S. government?Customer: Situation: I am currently on H1B VISA and was laid off on 10/2/2020. Question: If I get an employment on after my grace period e.g. 12/15/2020, and a new employer files H1 transfer based on my approved I-140 then, do I need to go out of USA to get the H1B VISA stamped?My next steps: I am planning to apply for �change of status from H1 to H4� by 11/5/2020, based on my spouse�s H1B VISA. -------------------------Details below-----------------VISA Status : H1B ( Held by EY)I 797 (1) valid till : 2018 till 10/14/2020 I-797 (2) valid from 10/15/2020 till 10/15/2023 Employment Terminated on 10/2/2020Current VISA Status as of 10/31/2020 : H1B ( Grace period)Grace Period start & end date : 10/2/2020 till 11/30/ 2020I-94 Validity : Valid till 10/15/2023Current stage: H1B Grace periodI -140 Approved � Yes ( Applied by Ernst & Young)… read more
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I had a conversation with an immigration lawyer, but the
I had a conversation with an immigration lawyer, but the question is now closed. As a follow up, i have the below question. My wife is on h1b and stamping till June 2020. She is stuck in India as her … read more
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My wife is currently working in USA on H4-EAD and but her H4
Hello My wife is currently working in USA on H4-EAD and but her H4 visa is expired and we filed H4 extension while we are in USA which got approved , also her H1b got approved without COS while she wa… read more
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I am on H1B and came to US in Feb 2011. My wife came with me
I am on H1B and came to US in Feb 2011. My wife came with me to US at same time on her H4. Later she got a job opportunity and an employer initiated her H1B. She worked in USA from Jan 2012 to Aug 201… read more
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I was on L1 visa till July 2014 and have valid I94 till Feb
I was on L1 visa till July 2014 and have valid I94 till Feb 2017. I got my H1 visa in Oct 2015 but I haven't transferred from L1 to H1. My wife got her EAD renewed on the basis of my I94 in Jan 2015 a… read more
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Hi I am a physician of Indian origin going through the immigration
Hi I am a physician of Indian origin going through the immigration routine. I have a question regarding using EAD/Travel document combo card for entry into US after a visit to Canada and/or Mexico. Ba… read more
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Hi, I am currently styaing in USA and working for employer
Hi, I am currently styaing in USA and working for employer A on L1-B visa and it is going to expire on 24th of this month. However, I have my L1 I-94 valid till Jan 2015. Another employer B filed H1 w… read more
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Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions
Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions which I hope you would be able to answer for me. Just to give you a background, I am working on H1 visa for an employer and my wife recentl… read more
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I have a H4 visa expiring July 3rd 2012. In June, I got a H1B
I have a H4 visa expiring July 3rd 2012. In June, I got a H1B approved with COS with a effective date of Oct 1 2012. I have aslo applied for an extension of my H4 status only till Sep 30th 2012 along … read more
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Hi,I am having a valid H1-B visa till OCt2012 from and employer
Hi,I am having a valid H1-B visa till OCt2012 from and employer "A" and my wife and kid are having H4 till Oct2012.My wife and kid are planning to go to india for 3 months during that period If i tran… read more
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My wife was here with me on H4 status since 2007. Her H4 is
My wife was here with me on H4 status since 2007. Her H4 is valid till Oct 2010 as my H1 is valid till that time. My wife got H1 Approved on Oct 2008, but she was on leave. She went to India on vacati… read more
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I am on H1b and I do have an EAD. I have a job offer on EAD.
I am on H1b and I do have an EAD. I have a job offer on EAD. My wife was not on my EAD and I need to support her. with H1b i can suport on H4 but if i take this job and use my EAD how do i support my … read more
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I am on h1b since 2006, Now i filed for h4 on 15 April Still
I am on h1b since 2006, Now i filed for h4 on 15 April Still pending. Now I got a job offer, I tried to enter canada to reinstate my old H1 which is valid till Sep 2009 as my I-94 expired on 1st May 2… read more
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I was on h4 till Oct 1 2008. a company filed for H1B for me
I was on h4 till Oct 1 2008. a company filed for H1B for me in Apr 2008 and the petition got approved for Oct 1 2008. I did not take up the offer, no offer letter or agreements signed. The conpany hen… read more
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Hi, I m currently in 6th year of my H1 starting Sept 08. I
Hi, I m currently in 6th year of my H1 starting Sept 08. I switched my employer in Oct,08 as soon as I filed for a H1b transfer. Till now my case is showing case received and pending. I upgraded my ap… read more
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Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse ...
Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse on H4 ( who has a approved H1 petition from Oct 1,2008) - I understand that going for H1 stamping is the better option at this stage. But, due… read more
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Hi - My fiancee is currently in USA on a L1A visa stamped ...
Hi - My fiancee is currently in USA on a L1A visa stamped on her passport valid until Sep 2009 with employer A( a big firm).Employer B ( a small firm) filed for a L1 to H1B with change of status and i… read more
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