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Currently seeking for a job. I am on L1A visa and have an
Currently seeking for a job. I am on L1A visa and have an approved H1B petition. My 60 days grace period ends on December 30th 2020.I have an offer letter in hand but potential employers anticipate im… read more
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I have a situation. Situation: I am currently on H1B VISA
I have a situation. 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 10/2/2020 Current VISA Status as of 10/31/2020 : H1B ( Grace period) Grace Period start & end date : 10/2/2020 till 11/30/ 2020 I-94 Validity : Valid till 10/15/2023 Current stage: H1B Grace period I -140 Approved – Yes ( Applied by Ernst & Young) … read more
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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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This is regarding the change of status from H1B to H4 (I-539
This is regarding the change of status from H1B to H4 (I-539 form). My spouse has an approved H1B. My H1B validity period will expire on 7-31-2021 (as mentioned on my H1B visa and my I-797). But I am … read more
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I have a question on immigration. Currently, I am on L1A
I have a question on immigration. Currently, I am on L1A visa and I found an employer who can file my H1B petition (non-cap exempt which id from university). Can university start my payroll after I receive receipt number from USCIS … read more
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I have been fired by my Employer with L1A status. I have a
Hi, I have been fired by my Employer with L1A status. I have a family of wife and kid. What is the grace period … read more
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I have a complicated question. Where and How should I ask it? How much does it cost? … read more
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I want to speak to an immigration lawyer. I am already
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1. If I am out of job during the H1B status, What is maximum
1. If I am out of job during the H1B status, What is maximum grace period that I can stay without a job in US.2. My wife is in L1A status for last 2 years, If I apply L2 -EAD and it gets approved, 3a)… read more
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1. I am in H1B from current company and have approved
Hi ,1. I am in H1B from current company and have approved I-40(got it from ex-employer) which is more than 180 days in EB3 and planning to switch my Job to a new company. Do I need to go for H1B trans… read more
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I recently got off from work and will be on payroll till
I recently got laid off from work and will be on payroll till Sept 15, 2016. My company processes paychecks twice a month 15th and 30/31 of a month. My H1B was valid from June 6, 2016 to June 5, 2019.… read more
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I am currently in L1A 4 years with I-94 valid till 31st Jan
FOR JUDITH Hi, I am currently in L1A for last 4 years with I-94 valid till 31st Jan 2016.I am on 1st extension and visa is expired. I applied for L1A to H1B conversion on COS and got approved for one … read more
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I am on a J 1 research visa with the last date on the DS2019
I am on a J 1 research visa with the last date on the DS2019 and on the J1 visa stamped on my passport as 31st August 2013. My I 94 validity is shown as D/S. I am expected to join a clinical fellowshi… read more
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Hello, I am on a J1 visa with a DS 2019 expiry date of Aug
Hello, I am on a J1 visa with a DS 2019 expiry date of Aug 31, 2012, and an I-94 validity of D/S. I have been offered a new job in another state and the new employer is filing an H1B application for m… read more
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I am an Australian in the US on an L1A Non Immigrant Work Visa.
I am an Australian in the US on an L1A Non Immigrant Work Visa. My wife is on an L2 Spouse visa. I have resigned form the company and my L1A will be terminated (early) on Wednesday May 26 2010. I woul… read more
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I am on H-1B visa, and I have four pay stubs from Oct 2008 to Jan 2009,
In Jan 2009 my employer laid me off, now I am going to my country to stamp the visa, but not sure that when I will get the job again in the US. My question: if after stamping I do not get a job with i… read more
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Dear Sir or Madam I have couple of questions about status
Dear Sir or Madam: I have couple of questions about status of an employee who is working on H1B visa status but just lay-off and current company inform CIS about this Lay-off. My questions are – 1. Ho… read more
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I am currently on a L1A visa valid till Dec 2008 thru employer
I am currently on a L1A visa valid till Dec 2008 thru employer A, I got H1B approved through employer B with COS effective date Oct 1, 2008 along with I94 extension till Sep 2011. Meanwhile, I went to… read more
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