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Below is the timeline of my US stay: April 2015: First entry
Below is the timeline of my US stay:April 2015: First entry into the US on H1B visa. December 2018: Converted to L1-A visa at Mexico consulate. Current status: L1A Visa Approved till Nov 2022. (7 years from initial entry + time recaptured). April 2021: PERM Filed (on EB2).My question is:My 6 years would be completed in the US in Oct 2021 (L1 + H1 together) and based on current timelines, I will get I-140 approved in the 7th year in the US (on H1B + L1A combined).Once I get approved I-140 (which would be in 7th-year of my stay (on L1), would I be able to activate my previous H1B and get a 3-year extension on my previous H1b? … read more
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1) My 6 years H1B would be finished in October 2022 and my
1) My 6 years H1B would be finished in October 2022 and my PERM would still be in process. Can I still keep working 40 hrs for the same company on Day 1 CPT by changing status from H1B to F1?. I anywa… read more
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My H1B got maxout on Jun 6th,2020 and 7th year extension has
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I am on L1 A and it is expiring on Sep 30th 2020. My company
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I am on L1A, came to US only this March'2018, my company
Hello, I am on L1A , came to US only this March'2018, my company says they may apply under EB2 category for GC - in such a case does PERM labor certification takes too long , if approved , can I renew… read more
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Guillermo Since you are aware of my case from the beginning,
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I am from China Mainland. I have my EB2 140 approved with
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I'm on L1A my priority date is 25th Sep 2015 my I140
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James, I am on L1A with perm approved on EB2 on 7th year
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Below is my Status:  My company Accenture is filing my card
Below is my Status:  My company Accenture is filing my green card (EB3). The prevailing wage request to DOL was submitted on Jan 29th 2016.  My H1B is getting expired on August 31st 2016. My maximum… read more
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H1b expire by 3/2016. perm was filed before 3/2015, but
h1b expire by 3/2016. perm was filed before 3/2015, but still pending. now, receive an offer from a new employer. the new employer is willing the file the new perm and sponsor the green card process. … read more
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My husband is on 7th year of s H1-Visa and s H1-Visa expires
Hi, My husband is on 7th year of his H1-Visa and his H1-Visa expires on May 2017. His previous employer filed an I-140 and it was approved. But his previous employer revoked I-140 after my husband cha… read more
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I have an H1b visa expiring in august 2016. Started
I have an H1b visa expiring in august 2016. Started application for green card in 2014. Have now PERM approved, left with I-140 and I-485 if I understood process well. My wife is employed on L1a and m… read more
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: I got my Perm approved and now my firm is applying
For Judith : I got my Perm approved and now my firm is applying for I -140 for Eb2. Is there any special processing involved if I want to downgrade to Eb3? Some background, my H1 is expiring on May 20… read more
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(Question for Judith, Immigration Lawyer) I worked abroad
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My H1B maxed out in August 2013 (6 years). I got converted
My H1B maxed out in August 2013 (6 years). I got converted to L1A which gave me an additional year till August 2014 (Got the approval notice only 2 days ago). My employer is now asking me to file for … read more
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