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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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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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FOR GUILLERMO 1. My wife got 2 job offers last year both
FOR GUILLERMO 1. My wife got 2 job offers last year both companies sponsored H1B. She was in H4. Company A did H4 to H1 COS, Company B did H4 to H1 Counselor processing. 2. On December 17th 2019 Compa… read more
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I have H1- with valid stamping till June 2020. But I am
Hi, My name is***** have H1-B with valid stamping till June 2020. But I am stuck in India with my employer as they are not able to find me a project in USA. My plan is to apply for H4 as my husband wo… read more
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I had a conversation with an immigration lawyer, but the
I had a conversation with an immigration lawyer, but the question is now closed. As a follow up, i have the below question. My wife is on h1b and stamping till June 2020. She is stuck in India as her … read more
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I came to USA December 2009 on H4 visa. I got H4 stamped (in
I came to USA December 2009 on H4 visa. I got H4 stamped (in 2012) on my passport valid till Aug 2015. One employer(Emp A) applied H1B in 2013 and got it on November 2013. But I was not joined them. I… read more
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, I have a situation with my wife's status and I would
Hello, I have a situation with my wife's status and I would like to take the expert advise from you. Here is a brief background about the current situation. My Wife has a H4 and its valid until Sep 19… read more
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This is praveen again. I have one more question is my side.
This is praveen again. I have one more question is my side. i was worked employer ( from may 2011 to June 2014) . and i got a offer from different employer and i was joined and worked employer from Ju… read more
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As of today, Working for an Employer A. I got an offer from
As of today, Working for an Employer A. I got an offer from Employer B and H1 TRansfer Approved. Not yet decided to join company B due to personal reasons. Now I am Planning to send My wife for H4 sta… read more
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HI Judith, I am on L1 B in USA and same company applied
HI Judith, I am on L1 B in USA and same company applied for H1 B and curretly in RFE and they also file H4 for my wife. L1 VISA is expired and on I-94 valid for next 2 years. My wife's is working on L… read more
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Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011
Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011 & subsequently we converted her to H1 status with a company since 2012; Currently there is an emergency that her sister is critically ill in… read more
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Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions
Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions which I hope you would be able to answer for me. Just to give you a background, I am working on H1 visa for an employer and my wife recentl… read more
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Hi , I have following questions , Please go through the details
Hi , I have following questions , Please go through the details carefully and answer Background Details I am working on an H1B VISA with Employer A. This VISA is valid from 15 Jan 2012 . Prior to this… read more
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My H4 to H1 change of status is in process.I would get my change
My H4 to H1 change of status is in process.I would get my change of status before I go to India. I am going to India on 31 Dec 2011 and coming back on 24th Jan 2012. Do I need to get my stamping done … read more
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Hello, I am currently working in the US on H1-B, and am
Hello, I am currently working in the US on H1-B, and am in the Seventh Year (3 Year extension till 2013 approved based on I-140 approval). My wife is currently on H1-B and her H1-B expires in Nov 2011… read more
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Hi, Me and my wife, both work in USA on H1B visa for the same
Hi, Me and my wife, both work in USA on H1B visa for the same company A. My wife's project is ending next month, so, the company may ask her to go back to India. But, we are looking if we can change h… read more
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Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse ...
Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse on H4 ( who has a approved H1 petition from Oct 1,2008) - I understand that going for H1 stamping is the better option at this stage. But, due… read more
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Hi - My fiancee is currently in USA on a L1A visa stamped ...
Hi - My fiancee is currently in USA on a L1A visa stamped on her passport valid until Sep 2009 with employer A( a big firm).Employer B ( a small firm) filed for a L1 to H1B with change of status and i… read more
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