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Judith, Here is the scenario of question: - My friend came
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I was on H1b and stayed in usa for 5 years 9 months and
I was on H1b and stayed in usa for 5 years 9 months and returned to India in 2014 due to family emergency.Haven't worked in India after that for 2 years now. In the meantime my I140 is approved in 201… read more
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I was working on H1B until last October 2015 completing
Hi:I was working on H1B until last October 2015 completing 6-years on H1. I applied for COS from H1B to F1 before October 2015. Simultaneously, my company also started my PERM (for Green Card) which w… read more
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What if I apply K1 visa and she goes back to her country,
what if I apply for the K1 visa for her and she goes back to her country, while the 6-9 months can she come visit me with her Tourist visa? which is valid for 3 yrs or this is not allowed? if she exte… read more
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Hi Judith, Few follow-up questions from last time. Please
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H1B Visa Expiry Date: 08/24/2014 Perm Applied: 09/30/2013 Labor/I140
H1B Visa Expiry Date: 08/24/2014 Perm Applied: 09/30/2013 Labor/I140 Approved: No I will be completing 6 years of H1B period by 09/24/2014 (see below table). But my visa expires on 08/24/2014(based on… read more
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Hello lawyer, in a situation, where a non - immgrant is
Hello lawyer, in a situation, where a non - immgrant is in US on a I140 extention, his approval is in April 2015. his green card wasfied in EB3 and the company is tying to file it again under Eb2 or E… read more
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Hello, I am in a fix. Ive been with my current employer
Hello, I am in a fix. I've been with my current employer for over 2 years on H1B and as a part of the labor process (to kick start GC) they published an ad for a requirement with my skill set and alas… read more
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Hi , I am on L1A visa right now and my Visa expires in october
Hi , I am on L1A visa right now and my Visa expires in october 2013 ( 3 years) One of my colleagues L1 extension was denied and i feel the same with me too . I want to apply for H1B for fiscal year 20… read more
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Hello, I am on H1 Visa on my 6th year and valid til Aug
Hello, I am on H1 Visa on my 6th year and valid til Aug 2013. I am working in a firm who are not processing my GC but I am switching to a new firm who started the GC process. They would file for my La… read more
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Hello Sir/Madam, I am on a H1b 6th year which will end on
Hello Sir/Madam, I am on a H1b 6th year which will end on Jan 31 2013...My employer has filed for labor/Perm towards a green card which ran in to an audit. I havent travelled outside of the country in… read more
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Hi Judith, My employer has been delaying my greencard processing
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My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my
My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my i485. They want to extend my H1b over six years as i have approved i140 before 2009 approval date. The employer is trying to keep extending m… read more
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I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and
I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and nine months in H1B. My H1b is expiring in Sept 30, 2012. My employer filed my greencard with labor and i140 already approved in the mid 200… read more
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I have a H1B visa that will expire on Sept/12. Thru self
I have a H1B visa that will expire on Sept/12. Thru self pettition, I got a work permit May/12-April/13. I have a current teaching job and will use my work permit to continue teaching. But I still wou… read more
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My mom has approved immigrant petition by her sister in NY
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My husband is completing his 6yrs of H1B visa in the month
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please help me with this. My parents came to US on visitors
please help me with this. My parents came to US on visitor's visa. My mom has got only 3 months on her I-94 while my father has got 6 months on I-94. The roundtrip(return ticket) for both of them had … read more
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