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My sister's visa is expiring on December 31st 2020 and her
Hello ,My sister's visa is expiring on December 31st 2020 and her I94 is expiring on Jan 10th 2021 . Her H1B extension got an RFE today from USCIS . Since she works for a consulting company ( Kforce) , she will not be paid from Jan 1st because she does not have a project / clientfrom Jan1st .Her employer will withdraw her petition on Jan 1st as she won't have a project . Does she have to exit the country before Jan 10th ( i94 expiry ) or can she stay in the country with the 180 days grace period? … read more
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My sister's visa is expiring on December 31st 2020 and her
Hello ,My sister's visa is expiring on December 31st 2020 and her I94 is expiring on Jan 10th 2021 . Her H1B extension applied and is pending from USCIS . Since she works for a consulting company ( Kf… read more
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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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My spouse H4(I539) got denied on Oct 23, however it was
Hi Sir,My spouse H4(I539) got denied on Oct 23, however it was approved earlier on Sep 3,2020.In the month of March'2020 H1 and H4 both cases were transferred to another office (Nebraska to Vermont) f… read more
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My company business got affected due to COVID and my job has
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How much will the consult cost, Massachusetts, this inquiry
this inquiry is about my mother, she has a B2 visitor visa and currently in the USA with proper documentation. She has overstayed for 156 days due to covid restrictions on international travel. We have filed an extension of visa status application I-539 with USCIS which is pending and without any reply, this case was submitted to USCIS before her admit until date on I-94. … read more
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I am currently on a valid H1b visa with a valid stamp and
I am currently on a valid H1b visa with a valid stamp and I-94 until 09/08/2022. I was laid off by my previous employer in May 2020. Due to travel restrictions and COVID-19 I had applied for a COS to … read more
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Me and my spouse are on an H-1B visa. My spouse got off
Me and my spouse are on an H-1B visa. My spouse got laid off while working on an H-1B visa. She has about 30 days left before her 60 day grace period ends. I am planning to file for a COS to H4 around… read more
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Ive a question regarding the immigration related to H1B
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I'm working for employer A in client location on h1b visa.
Hi, I'm working for employer A in client location on h1b visa. Client laid off me few days ago. My employer A wants to fire me since I don't have any project in hand. I have asked him whether I can ta… read more
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I got my H1B approval until Aug 2020 and I got converted
Hi,I got my H1B approval until Aug 2020 and I got converted from OPT EAD to H1B effective 1st Oct 2019. I work at the client 'MillerCoors' through the implementation partner 'Accenture' and my employe… read more
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I am currently on H1B for a company A. Company A is short on
I am currently on H1B for a company A . Company A is short on funds and may have some lay offs soon. I have an offer from Company B from July1 , My questions are :- 1) if company A lay me off soon the… read more
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Hope you are doing good today. Just wanted to check with
Hope you are doing good today. Just wanted to check with you , if I can travel on my H1B petition and stamped visa filed by my Employer,for Client Location , Syracuse and Client A and with the amendme… read more
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1) I am in H1B visa and I am resigning from my current
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I entered USA from India through employer A on 22nd Sept
Hi, I entered USA from India through employer A on 22nd Sept 2012 on L1B and my spouse on L2 dependent visa. The initial I94's for both of us got expired on Sept 23rd 2015 and petition for extension h… read more
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Current situation:I am currently in US with an H1B approved
Current situation: I am currently in US with an H1B approved as Consular notification instead of change of status due to which I have not got my H1B I94. My spouse' H4B got approved as Change of Statu… read more
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My wife entered the US in 2007 on H4 from India. She then got
My wife entered the US in 2007 on H4 from India. She then got hired by this Indian Consultant Company that applied for an H1 for her to start working. The petition was picked in the lottery and was al… read more
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