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I possess an approved H1B petition which I got in the last
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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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I was suppose to join a company (say company A) in February
I was suppose to join a company (say company A) in February this year. So they processed my H1B and got the approval in January. But later due to my personal reasons I had to postpone the start date t… 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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I am currently on L1 visa and we applied for H1B (With change
I am currently on L1 visa and we applied for H1B (With change of status ) on April-2014 Quota in regular processing with COS. My H1 Petition is currently in RFE and might take end of August/September … read more
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Hi, I am on H1B Visa, for last 2 years, currently working for
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Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011
Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011 & subsequently we converted her to H1 status with a company since 2012; Currently there is an emergency that her sister is critically ill in… read more
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Hi, I was working on F1-OPT extension which was valid until
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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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Id like to get second opinion on this question so please No
I'd like to get second opinion on this question so please No Georgetown Lawyer. I am on H1 visa. My wife was on H4 status and its expiration date is 6/28/2011. I filed I-140 on EB1a and we both filed … read more
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New employer is not filing H1 transfer in premium processing
New employer is not filing H1 transfer in premium processing so if after 3-4 months if my H1 transfer is denied by INS,can I file i-539(change of status H1-H4) while in USA or should I immediately lea… 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 I am on H1B status since October 1, 2006 and I have NEVER
Hi – I am on H1B status since October 1, 2006 and I have NEVER been out of status till date. I got married in July 2008 and my wife entered USA on H1B status on November 1, 2008 and received her first… read more
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