Immigration Law

Immigration law questions? Ask an immigration lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My H1 extension was filed on October 8th and I provided my…

Customer Question
FOR JUDITH: My H1 extension...
FOR JUDITH: My H1 extension was filed on October 8th and I provided my families information around the same time but the attorney never sent the I539 for signature. My case was upgraded to premium on Jan 28th and on Feb 5th I have an RFE which is not yet received by my attorney/employer. I changed job on November 5th and my previous employer had filed the I539 for my family for an extension back in August but I do not know the current status of that. My current attorney does not seem too interested in the case as it seems he has got a bigger corporate engagement and he has been very non responsive over last month and a half. Can I rely on the attorney or will it be safer to have my family travel back to the home country.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Immigration Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Immigration Law Question
Answered in 15 minutes by:
2/11/2016
Immigration Lawyer: Judith Ludwic, Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic, Immigration Lawyer
Category: Immigration Law
Satisfied Customers: 29,796
Experience: 34 years as practicing immigration attorney, with non-immigrant and immigrant visa experience.
Verified

I will opt out because of low value.

Judith

Ask Your Own Immigration Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an immigration lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Immigration Law
Satisfied Customers: 4,009
4,009 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice in several areas, including immigration

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

4,009 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

17 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

50,990 satisfied customers

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

< Previous | Next >

Related Immigration Law Questions
Seeking recommendation of immigration lawyer in London with
Seeking recommendation of immigration lawyer in London with expertise in Swiss immigration (Swiss naturalisation).Hi, I'm seeking a very good and experienced lawyer firm in London that can assist with… read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
Wants to get out safely from current employer I am on H1B. I
Wants to get out safely from current employer I am on H1B … read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,188 satisfied customers
I am an non US citizen about to marry a citizen. I am a
i am an non US citizen about to marry a citizen. I am a B1/B2 visa holder currentlyand I am in and out of the U.S. frequently. If my spouse files a I-130 for me while I return to my home country for w… read more
Eric Y., Esq.
Eric Y., Esq.
Law/J.D.
320 satisfied customers
I know a detainee who has been incarcerated for illegally
I know a detainee who has been incarcerated for illegally reentering the U.S. after being previously deported and will be deported again soon. May i be able to get him a visa to come back into the USA… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
50,990 satisfied customers
Need help with immigration (gc) supplement J. Here is my
yes Here is my situation: We received our EAD in October 2014. Left the petitioner company after 180 days from approval. In September 2016, we opened an LLC in my spouse's name and my wife became a w2 employee in July 2017. I was employed at a mid-sized during this time. However i lost my job in April 2018. I discussed with my immigration attorney and she said that I could work as an employee for my company. So I started working as a w2 employee in our own company effective May 1st, 2018. This week I received RFE since my priority date will be current in July.My question is: 1. Can I continue to be an employee of our company and use that as my bona-fide employer? (Attorney suggesting against it since the company is owned by the spouse and has the same address as my residential address) 2. Or I need to become a 1099 contractor and mention self-employment in supplement J? - This is suggested by my attorney who filed my GC. However, another attorney is saying that this is only applicable for EB1 candidates. Not sure why she said that. Couldn't find anything relevant anywhere. 3. Or should I look for a job at another company? - The other consulting attorney is suggesting to use another employer and fill out the supplement j mentioning that this will be my employer once I get GC. … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
29,796 satisfied customers
I have a query on my H1B visa .. My H1B is with company 'A'
Hi I have a query on my H1B visa .. My H1B is with company 'A' and they are planning to raise an amendment for location change (to different city) . I got offer in company 'B'. Company B will file req… read more
Bill Attorney
Bill Attorney
law
2,457 satisfied customers
My son-n-law is in Jena,La, he was not convicted of no
My son-n-law is in Jena,La, he was not convicted of no crime, We need to get him home. … read more
Jenny Imm Law
Jenny Imm Law
Immigration Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4 satisfied customers
Does anyone know, on average, how the application process
Does anyone know, on average, how long the application process takes to get a green-card for L1 and L2 visa holders? Thank you!… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I need help for my adjustment of status. USCIS is asking me
yes USCIS is asking me for a Incident Police Report when I was arrested last year but there were no chargers … read more
Jenny Imm Law
Jenny Imm Law
Immigration Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4 satisfied customers
Does the Nvc request a criminal waiver after seeing the
Does the Nvc request a criminal waiver after seeing the civil documents before the interview at the consulate? Or does my husband have to go to the interview to be denied and have a waiver requested t… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
50,990 satisfied customers
What is my immigration status during change of status? I was
What is my immigration status during change of status? I was on b2 status but it expired. Is there any way to have proof that my status is valid during the change of status to provide to the New Jerse… read more
Jenny Imm Law
Jenny Imm Law
Immigration Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4 satisfied customers
I'm currently on F1 visa in US, my OPT expires june 26th,
Hi i'm currently on F1 visa in US, my OPT expires june 26th, i've filed for OPT extension and i'm still waiting for my EAD card. My H1B is selected in the lottery and is pending. My mom has a visa int… read more
Jenny Imm Law
Jenny Imm Law
Immigration Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4 satisfied customers
I'm about to fly to israel for a vacation, and just realized
hello! I'm about to fly to israel for a vacation, and just realized I didn't have a school official sign it since 10.26.2017. … read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,193 satisfied customers
Visa application has been revoked two times/ if not approved
visa application has been revoked two times/ if not approved can we file again later again? Or r we not allowed to file again if cercumstabcaes change? … read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
50,990 satisfied customers
I am currently on H1b status with approved I-140 (got
I am currently on H1b status with approved I-140 (got approved in 2015) with priority date as March 2012. I had H1b for 10 years now and I am planning to move to India by end of this month before my H1b expires. My H1b expires on June 30 2018 and I am leaving for good to my home country (India) for a few years. I will be leaving on June 27th 2018. As soon as I move to India , my employer will be withdrawing my I-140.1. I would like to know what are my chances/issues that I'll face when I apply for h1b from offshore, provided my employer withdraws my I-140 after I leave to India? 2. Also do I fall under H1b quota again if I apply from offshore in the future? If I do not fall under quota, what is the time limit to file my h1b from offshore to avoid falling under H1b quota? 3. Is there a way for me to check if the employer had withdrawn my I-140 or not? 4. Please advise on anything that I need to before I leave to India? … read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,188 satisfied customers
I have applied for renewal in April 2018. The receipt notice
I have applied for renewal in April 2018. The receipt notice date is 4/10/2018. I have not received the EAD yet. I had renewed my EAD once prior and it had not taken so long before. Can you please adv… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
29,796 satisfied customers
Immigration question. I am a permanent resident. I need to
Immigration question JA: What steps have been taken? Has any paperwork been filed with the U.S. government? Customer: I am a permanent resident JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about this? Customer: Ye… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
29,796 satisfied customers
I am f1 student working on CPT. I have received RFE of
Hi, I am f1 student working on CPT. I have received RFE of Multiple Years of Practical Training at Same Education Level. How do we respond to this RFE? … read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
50,990 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).

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