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I came here in US ( 2nd tenure) on Apr 18 2016. My visa
I came here in US ( 2nd tenure) on Apr 18 2016. My visa stamped on Jan 10 2016 ( so 3 months later only i travelled) and then i was out to india vacation for around 3 months. My L1 A expiring on 2022 … read more
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Below is the timeline of my US stay: April 2015: First entry
Below is the timeline of my US stay:April 2015: First entry into the US on H1B visa. December 2018: Converted to L1-A visa at Mexico consulate. Current status: L1A Visa Approved till Nov 2022. (7 years from initial entry + time recaptured). April 2021: PERM Filed (on EB2).My question is:My 6 years would be completed in the US in Oct 2021 (L1 + H1 together) and based on current timelines, I will get I-140 approved in the 7th year in the US (on H1B + L1A combined).Once I get approved I-140 (which would be in 7th-year of my stay (on L1), would I be able to activate my previous H1B and get a 3-year extension on my previous H1b? … read more
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Of the day and happy new year! Looking for your expert
Greetings of the day and happy new year!Looking for your expert guidance on below queries..my wife (H4 VISA) is pursuing masters degree in computer science from NYC based private non-profit university… read more
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I have a question regarding L1A extension filing. Not yet.
Yes, I am filing an extension for myself. I need to know if I can include my spouse in filing a dependent visa too. She is already in US in F1. We dont want a change of status. What happens here if I file an extension along with her as my dependent? Will it be processed as a new visa for her or will it be a change of status?… read more
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Follow Up] How much is membership fee to chat with visa
Follow Up] Customer: How much is membership fee to chat with visa lawyer I have some questions … read more
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My spouse have valid L1A till July 2020. She is going for
Hello,My spouse have valid L1A till July 2020. She is going for the L1A extension ( Additional of 7 months based on recapture of US stay as she was out of US for more than 200 days during last 6/7 yea… read more
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L1 A 1. I came to USA on L1A VISA in 2018 and I094 is
L1 A 1. I came to USA on L1A VISA in 2018 and I094 is expiring this month in Dec 2019. I am seeing many L1 A extension rejection and my company is giving us both the option a. File for a new L1A petit… read more
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I was on an L1A visa which expired on June 22, 2018. I filed
Second opinion] I was on an L1A visa which expired on June 22, 2018. I filed an extension request as well as an I-140 (for green card) before the expiry. If my L1 doesn't get approved, can I still fil… read more
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I was on an L1A visa which expired on June 22, 2018. I filed
I was on an L1A visa which expired on June 22, 2018. I filed an extension request as well as an I-140 (for green card) before the expiry. If my L1 doesn't get approved, can I still file the I-485 for … read more
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I need advise on my L1- extension denied on Dec 27, 2017
I need advise on my L1-B extension denied on Dec 27, 2017 whereas my I-140 was approved in Dec 16, 2016 … read more
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This is regarding change of status of my wife's Visa from H4
Hi, This is regarding change of status of my wife's Visa from H4 to F1. My wife is currently doing her masters and currently is on H4 visa. I have an approved I-140. My wife has an EAD as a result of … read more
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Iam sri iam f1 student i did masters here but finally my opt
hi iam sri iam f1 student i did masters here but finally my opt got denied now iam out of status more than 5 months … read more
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L1 A change of status to F 1 JA: Thanks. Can you give me
I am laid off by my current employer on L1A but they will keep me on payroll until July 1st, I have already got accepted into a full time graduate program and the school is in process of issuing an I20. My question is will I be at risk staying in the US while waiting for a change of status to be granted or I have to go back to home country for an F1 visa? … read more
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, I am presently in US on L1 visa. I want to pursue PhD and hence have applied in few un
Hi, I am presently in US on L1 visa. I want to pursue PhD and hence have applied in few universities. Once I get confirmation from universities by March end, I have to start the process of L1 to F1 co… read more
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Hi Judith, Can you please help answer a tricky situation I
Hi Judith, Can you please help answer a tricky situation I am in. I am working for my employer in Canada branch and I need to move to USA branch. My employer applied for my New H1-B premium petition o… read more
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I came to the USA on the L1A visa for a new company. The company
I came to the USA on the L1A visa for a new company. The company was incorporated in April 2010 and has done business since August 2010. My I94 expired today - however I arrived in my home country yes… read more
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I was/am an international student and graduated from an associated
I was/am an international student and graduated from an associated degree in nursing at the end of 2008. Right now I am working on my OPT which will be expired next month (Feb 2010). I planned of goin… read more
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