Immigration Law

Immigration law questions? Ask an immigration lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Immigration Law Questions
What is the difference between starting the card process on
What is the difference between starting the green card process on a TN1 visa vs an H1B visa?… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
Judith! I am currently on H1B and my wife who is currently
Hi Judith! I am currently on H1B and my wife who is currently on H4 plans to start school from Jan2016 (Spring semester) on F1 visa. My employer has also agreed to initiate my Green Card process under… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
This question is card application. I am outside the
This question is for green card application. I am outside the US and a US company is applying for EB3 green card for me. My priority date became "current" in 2014, so I started consular processing out… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
My friend finished 6 years on H1B and left for India and he
My friend finished 6 years on H1B and left for India and he will finish his cooling period by Jan 21st 2015. His company plans to apply for his green card perm (Labor) while he is in India and after l… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
Hello, I am currently a legal alien residing in the US on
Hello, I am currently a legal alien residing in the US on an F1 visa. I recently graduated with a Ph.D. I currently hold the OPT extension (expires 8/2014). I have received a job offer in writing whic… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
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
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/Mam, I need some legal advice pertaining to US
Dear Sir/Mam, I need some legal advice pertaining to US Immigration. Following is my situation :- I completed 6 years on my H1B visa on 31st Dec 2012. The reclamation period was captured and it is unt… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
Can spouse start new GC process and retain the priority date
I am currently in the process of getting my employment based Green Card. I have filed under EB3 category and I am a citizen of India. Background- EB3 India / Priority Date – Mar 05 I140 approved Filed… read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,752 satisfied customers
Hi, I am on H1B Visa and plan to apply for Green Card under
Hi, I am on H1B Visa and plan to apply for Green Card under EB3. If my employer, a big IT consulting company files for Green card under EB3. My project ends after 6 months, say, September 2012 and new… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
Recently ( one month back )the new employer filed my H1B visa.
Recently ( one month back )the new employer filed my H1B visa. It is still pending in the USCIS office. The visa with the old employer already expired 20 days back. But the green card process has been… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
Currently my green card - LABOR and I-140 approved under EB3
Currently my green card - LABOR and I-140 approved under EB3 category with the current employer. Can I apply for the green card under EB2 category with the new employer ? what will be my priority date… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
Assuming this scenario: My wife has an H1B visa, I have an
Assuming this scenario: My wife has an H1B visa, I have an H4 visa. Her employer starts a green card process for her, category EB2. What stages is her green card process going to go through (LaborCert… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
I am on a H1B visa that is valid till August 2013 and intend
I am on a H1B visa that is valid till August 2013 and intend to switch employers. This question is to understand the safest and the correct way to switch my H1B visa and my Green card (under processin… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
I am currently working in USA since 2007 on H1b work visa as
I am currently working in USA since 2007 on H1b work visa as a Programmer/Analyst.I have associate degree(3 years Indian degree) in Physics with Computer Science and few Diplomas in computer related s… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
HI, I am in H1b visa working for employer A - Labor
HI, I am in H1b visa working for employer A - Labor certificate approved i-140 approved i-485 pending in EB3 category Priority date is March-2007 I am in H1b and mi wife is in H4, I applied 485 and I-… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
I am an exchange teacher, have a j1 visa and not subject for
I am an exchange teacher, have a j1 visa and not subject for 2 years residency rule, my question is --am I qualified to apply for immigrant visa now? My employee is willing to sponsor me anyway. I've … read more
Wilton A. Person
Wilton A. Person
Immigration Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,597 satisfied customers
I am currently working on OPT. My F1 visa has expired. My current
I am currently working on OPT. My F1 visa has expired. My current OPT started in last December 2009 and will expire in December 2010. (I can extend my OPT for 17 more months since my company is E-veri… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 satisfied customers
My husband is in the process of attaining his Green Card through
My husband is in the process of attaining his Green Card through his employer. The hope is, that once he has it I will be able to apply for mine. Currently I am under his H1B visa. Is this correct? Is… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
30,219 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

4,009 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

51,402 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