Immigration Law

Immigration law questions? Ask an immigration lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Immigration Law Questions
My stem opt ended on Feb 18 and my employer is filing h1b
Hello , My stem opt ended on Feb 18 and my employer is filing h1b petition with change of status. My doubt is if employer will be able to make it filing within the grace period. Please can you advise … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Managing Attorney
Juris doctor
1,775 satisfied customers
I am located in California, Palo Alto, I am currently on F1
Hello, I am currently on F1 OPT. I will now be applying for H1B and STEM OPT extension. my current employer is not e-verified and can hence only apply for H1B. My OPT ends July 12 and hence I would need to apply for STEM OPT extension around April 12. I would apply for STEM OPT extension through another employer. Is this allowed, applying for STEM OPT extension through employer B while my H1B application is pending through employer A? If I quit employer A after my H1B application through them, work for employer B and then in case my H1B gets selected, I work for employer A again during cap gap/october 1 onwards, is this allowed? Is there any other way of going about this? … read more
Expert Mark
Expert Mark
Juris Doctor
18,852 satisfied customers
My current status is F1 transferring to F2. If the employer
Hi this is Cynthia. My current status is F1 transferring to F2. If the employer could sponsor me exempt h1b, could it be ok? … read more
Barbara-Ann Williams
Barbara-Ann Williams
Juris Doctor (JD)
242 satisfied customers
I am an F1 Student with STEM OPT EAD which expires on
Hi Pearl,I am an F1 Student with STEM OPT EAD which expires on 02/20/2020.I applied for an H1B on April 5th 2019 and my application was picked up in the H1B lottery. In August 2019, I got an RFE for w… read more
Expert Mark
Expert Mark
Juris Doctor
18,852 satisfied customers
I am currently on F-1 OPT STEM working for employer A. They
Hello, I am currently on F-1 OPT STEM working for employer A. They filed for H-1B visa this year and it was selected through lottery but it was denied. I have received a job offer from another company… read more
Lawyer Esquire
Lawyer Esquire
Juris Doctor
2,694 satisfied customers
I'm an f1 visa student and my OPT is coming to an end is it
Hi! I'm an f1 visa student and my OPT is coming to an end is it possible to work during my grace period? … read more
Expert Mark
Expert Mark
Juris Doctor
18,852 satisfied customers
I graduated with a PhD in 2013 and am currently on OPT
I graduated with a PhD in 2013 and am currently on OPT extension (expires April 19, 2016) working as a Research scientist in a pharmaceutical company in NJ. I will be applying for H1 lottery in April … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
Can the Universities in USA apply - at any time of
Can the Universities in USA apply for H1-B at any time of the year? I am a Masters student, who came to USA as student on F1 visa. I am currently working in OPT STEM 17 month extension cap gap (till 3… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application
Hi ..My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application was picked in lottery and as it is premium processing will get the result by May 12th. My OPT expires on June 30th 2015. Problem is… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
Hi there, Question about gap time between F1 OPT and H1B: F1
Hi there, Question about gap time between F1 OPT and H1B: F1 OPT STEM extension is about to expire; a cap-exempt H1B with the current employer is considered. There would likely be a gap of a few weeks… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
73,313 satisfied customers
Hi, I am a student whose F1 opt is expiring on June 3. I
Hi, I am a student whose F1 opt is expiring on June 3. I need to complete my I-9 re-verification by June 3 My company filed for my H1b and my H1b is approved, which authorizes my employment from Octob… read more
Expert Mark
Expert Mark
Juris Doctor
18,852 satisfied customers
Hi, I graduated from a US college and I am currently working
Hi, I graduated from a US college and I am currently working in the US via OPT. My company sponsored my H-1B application but I was recently notified by my attorney that I should expect rejection. Now … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
Hi, My EAD(opt) card starts March 2013 and will expire Feb.
Hi, My EAD(opt) card starts March 2013 and will expire Feb. 2014, right now, one Employer will file H1B visa for me for this year( April 2013) My question is that: if my H1B file is rejected or denied… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
Im currently employed at a local private organization. My
I'm currently employed at a local private organization. My OPT is scheduled to expire at the end of February and my employer is willing to sponsor for my H1B visa. My plan is to apply for H1B visa on … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
FOR JUDITH I am on F-1 visa (no OPT. No CPT) for business
FOR JUDITH I am on F-1 visa (no OPT. No CPT) for business courses. Certificate graduation is planned end of this month of June. You advised me earlier than I will get a new I20 CAP-GAP once I fax or m… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
I am a M.S. Elec Engg on OPT EAD since Jan 11 2009. My extended(17-month)
I am a M.S. Elec Engg on OPT EAD since Jan 11 2009. My extended(17-month) OPT EAD ends in June. I am currently working for a consulting company from Jan 2009. I am working at a third party client as a… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
I graduated on 8th May 2009 form Vanderbilt with an MBA in
I graduated on 8th May 2009 form Vanderbilt with an MBA in finance, and applied for my OPT on 18th May 2009, which expired on 17th May 2010. I was not able to find an employer who would sponsor my H1B… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
34,516 satisfied customers
I am working in US under F1-OPT Visa. My F1-OPT Visa is valid
I am working in US under F1-OPT Visa. My F1-OPT Visa is valid until June 29, 2009. I have an offer of employment from company ABC beginning summer of 2009. The company ABC will petition for my H1B Vis… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
73,313 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

4,016 satisfied customers

Private practice in several areas, including immigration

Wilton A. Person

Wilton A. Person

Immigration Lawyer

3,597 satisfied customers

Knowledgeable and experienced immigration lawyer.

Law Girl

Law Girl

Lawyer

451 satisfied customers

My law firm practices immigration law.

Gintare Grigaite

Gintare Grigaite

Immigration Attorney

186 satisfied customers

Expert Immigration Attorney

TheLeadCounsel

TheLeadCounsel

Immigration Attorney

20 satisfied customers

Immigration and Naturalization

Charlotte E. Viener, Esq.

Charlotte E. Viener, Esq.

Lawyer

12 satisfied customers

Over 10+ years handling all aspects of Immigration Law.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Immigration Attorney

73,313 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x