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Karen-Lee Pollak

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  • I-131 supporting documents

    Hi First of i would like to share with all of you that my I-130 petition that I filled for my husband has been approved on 19 June 2015. I am very thankful to all of you for my help. I filled my I-31 (Reentry Permit ) dated June 11,...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Who is the i131 for? You will probably get a biometric appointment first then RFE. You can always send in the photos now with a letter and a copy of your receipt. The photos may get to your file.

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  • Filed COS from H1B to H4 over 6 weeks. Did not yet receive any receipt

    I have filed an application for COS from H1B to H4 on May 9. I have not received any receipt to date ( it has been over 6 weeks). I do notice that my check for application fee is processed already. 1. What is typical processing time for C...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    You can contact USCIS on their 1800 number or get an info pass on www.uscis.gov and go to the field office.

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  • Working in India with US green card

    I am applying GC for myself and my wife. she is planning to continue her job in India after 2 year .. She might loose her GC status after 2-3 year and that is fine. My question is - can she legally work in India with US green card

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Yes she can work in India if she is authorized to work under India law. The GC has nothing to do with her ability to work in a foreign country

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  • Why EAD is useless?

    I got a unconditional EAD card because of my pending I485/I140 (within NIW category). I shouldnt use to find a part-time job because I am geopardizing my application. This is what many lawyers says. Why should I use it for just a related part ti...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    It's not useless. You are asking for a green card to pursue work in your field so that's exactly what you must do.

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  • My wife is in India (h4 stamped). Her H1B filed in 2016 cap and approved. can she travel on H4 to USA and apply for cos to H1B?

    I am in USA on H1B now.

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Yes she can apply for change of status.

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  • I-824- Follow to Join for spouse- process after USCIS approval? Direct to Consulate or go through NVC process?

    Hi, I'm planning to do AOS on my i-485 application (employment based) and will be applying i-824 follow to join simultaneously for my spouse (not in the US). What is the process once both are approved? Do I need to go through the NVC process (...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Your wife will have to go through consular processing.

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  • I am a citizen and would like to sponsor my mother but I do not meet the required income.

    I am a citizen and would like to sponsor my mother but I do not meet the required income but she can support herself. My mother owns real estate (around $1,000,000) with no mortgages and saving with about $70,000. Will this be enough to start the ...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    That should be fine if you can prove ownership

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  • Applying for greencard

    Hi my asylum was approved on May 2014 and now I want to apply for greencard. I want to apply for fee waiver . I have medicaid, and I don't work , I left my job since January 2015 and my husband came to US on January 2015 so now only my husband wor...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Find the funds. You won't qualify for a fee waiver.

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  • Hello, I'm an international student holding a F1 status visa.

    I have a problem with my Passport name. My middle name is given as my surname while my last name is given along with my first name (due to clerical mistake). So, officially my middle name has become my last name. I would like to change that. ...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Get a new passport with your correct name.

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  • Unrelated part time job with EAD (I-140 &I-485 pending) within current F1 status may be a ground for my I-485 denial?

    Since I am very concerned, I am asking again. I am a phd student in engineering, full-time student working for my department as Teaching Assistant. Due to my financial difficulty, I would want to work as a cashier at CVS or Walmart as part-time...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    I think you can work. Although it's safest to do so in your field of study.

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