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I am in H1B and my wife is in F1 visa just applied for
I am in H1B and my wife is in F1 visa just applied for post-OPT EAD. My priority date is current now for filing I485. If I apply AOS for my wife also, would it affect her F1-post OPT EAD? can she exte… read more
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Can someone work part time for a non profit private
Can someone work part time for a non profit private foundation and full time for a for profit company and still get h1b cap exemption from the non profit private foundation?Does the private foundation… read more
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I am on H1B via employer valid until 01/01/2020. I also am
Second opinion] I am on H1B via employer valid until 01/01/2020. I also am on pending adjustment status I-485 via the same employer and hence I have an EAD on the basis of that pending I-485 that is v… read more
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My employers attorney had applied for H1B transfer petition
second opinion] My employers attorney had applied for H1B transfer petition On June 5th in premium processing. I resigned and transferred to company B on June 10th and started working on June 11th. My… read more
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But I would like my details to be private. I am on H1- with
But I would like my details to be private JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the U.S. government? Customer: yes, I am on H1-B with I-140 approved JA: Have you talked to a… read more
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H1B pending while I485 is filed, My spouse had H1b pending
My spouse had H1b pending status at the time of filing I485 What is the status of I485 if H1B is denied … read more
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I have a question - 1A Visa valid and stamped August 2016.
Hello, I have a question - I am L1A Visa valid and stamped August 2016. Now my employer convert my L1 to H1 as COS . My wife was working on L2 EAD so wanted to ask I can apply for H4 EAD and go out of… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
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Im a derivative of my wife's card through her employer. She
Im a derivative of my wife's green card through her employer. She got her I485 approved but I was left pending due to RFE and now our priority date is not current. I have a combo EAD/AP and left my co… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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Currently I have a pending I485 filed as a dependent.
Hi, Currently I have a pending I485 filed as a dependent. My principal has already got Green Card. Here I have a quick question: I am using STEM OPT for work that will expire soon. What is the risk if… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
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Can an EAD holder start and work for his own company while
Can an EAD holder start and work for his own company while still working full time for his sponsoring employer? If yes, what conditions should be met?… read more
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EB-3 was approved in 2008 but visas not current then so couldnt
EB-3 was approved in 2008 but visas not current then so couldn't file 485. While on H1-B, filed EB-2 self-petition. Before EB-2 denial, 6th year H1-B expired and couldnt be renewed due to some employe… read more
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I am currently in H1B status. My employer has filed a concurrent
I am currently in H1B status. My employer has filed a concurrent I140 / I485 petition on my behalf. In the meantime, I have been participating in an effort to found a company, though I am not yet lega… read more
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Hello, I graduated with a Masters degree from a US university
Hello, I graduated with a Master's degree from a US university in May 2009. Did my post-completion OPT from June 2009 to June 2010. Now I am on my 60 day grace period. I may have a job offer and I nee… read more
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Guillermo Senmartin
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Dear Guillermo, I filed a Concurrent I140/I485. The I140 was
Dear Guillermo, I filed a Concurrent I140/I485. The I140 was denied. The I485 was also denied. Just before the 30 Days, my lawyer submitted I290b's for both. Importantly the original I485 shows as "De… read more
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How can I renew my employment authorization when I am on removal
How can I renew my employment authorization when I am on removal proceedings and my next hearing is january 2011. My current EAD will expire on Feb 2010. I am married to a US citizen. We filed I130 wh… read more
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Hi I have a H1B and a pending I485. I have an approved EAD
Hi I have a H1B and a pending I485. I have an approved EAD and AP. I want to keep working for my h1b employer but want to pick up some 1099 contractor jobs on the side. 1. Does my EAD allow me to do t… read more
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I entered the US in 2001 with an H1B; my husband with H4.This
I entered the US in 2001 with an H1B; my husband with H4.This has been our status so far renewing almost every year. Priority date May 8, 2003, as EB3. I140 & I485 concurrently filed March 23, 2009; I… read more
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Recieved notice today that my I485 (petition filed by my son
Recieved notice today that my I485 (petition filed by my son a USC over 21) was denied because I did not have a TB test done. The same TB test was the object of a request for additional information wh… read more
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