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Karen-Lee Pollak

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  • While applying for H1b, i need to mention this. If i mention this one, will it impact my petition.

    I am working in india.I am planing to file H1B for coming year. But i have been arrested on criminal case once 2 years back but not convicted. The case was filed and got station bail. After 15 days, the other party withdraw the case (Lok adalat).

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    It should not impact your case. Take all certified documents showing dismissal to your interview.

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  • Can I refer his employer A's H1 petition to fill the below information in I485 . 1) I94 Number 2) USCIS Status 3) Expiry

    I485 filing for my Spouse - He moved from Company A to Company B this month. Filed his H1 transfer(Premium mode) to Company B. Got RFE from USCIS for extra evidence like Client Letter etc. He is working with his Company B lawyer to respond to t...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Yes you can and explain that an H1b transfer had been filed with case number and he is in process of responding to rfe

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  • Kindly, what is the most recommended solution for me?

    I am an asylum seeker in pending status; my case was filled about 5 months ago. I have an American girlfriend she is religious while am not, but we are fine about that and love each others.However, she don't want to go in a real relationship with ...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    If it's a good faith marriage there is no reason not to file for permanent residency based on marriage

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  • What are my options here without risking my visa and my status?

    After having my H1 approved, my project ended on Oct31st. Then USCIS went for a routine inspection and found out that I no longer work in that location and inquired the same with my employer, who responded that my project has ended while I am stil...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    consult an attorney asap

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  • I797 extension on a revoked H1b visa

    My H1B visa has been revoked last week. I am currently in the US, and my I 797 petition is valid till June 2016. Will the revoked visa have any bearing on my I797 petition when i file that in 3-4 months. Thanks.

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    We need more info but based on what you saying you need to leave immediately.

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  • Is that a problem that I'm working while also being on F-1? I want to make sure what I'm doing is not illegal.

    Hi and thanks for reading this, I am currently on F-1 (for a couple years) and recently been selected in dv lottery and applied for permanent residency, also got my work permit based on that. I'm waiting for my interview date. So I'm currently em...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    You cannot work in F1 status unless working for school or in cpt

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  • Am I required to declare simplified name spellings used as Other Names used on USCIS forms along-with legal name on passport?

    My legal first and last names are harder to pronounce by most people in US. Hence using different spelling for the first name and last name, which creates name easy to pronounce. In USCIS form wherever it asks “List other names”, am I supposed to...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    List your other names to be safe.i

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  • Will I have a problem with immigration on my way back to the us I'm a green card holder

    I'm a green card hard holder I been in the us for more then 18 years never had a problem with the law about 6 months ago I was charge with shoplifting I show up to court and they give me this program i have to complete which I did after I complet...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    You should not have a problem. You can also possibly have your case expunged so it doesn't show on your record. Talk to a criminal attorney

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  • Can I file another change of status while my previous one is still pending?

    I filed change of status to F2 last month, and the status is pending. My wife just found a job last week and the employer is willing to support her H1b, may I file as her spouse to H4 while my previous application of change of status to F2 is stil...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    Yes you can and must file change of status to h4 as your f2 will be denied if your wife's H1 is approved. Just attach all receipts to show you are not out of status

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  • Will husband's L-2 be approved automatically without appeal if wife's L-1 is approved after appeal?

    My wife's L-1 and my L-2 extension applications were denied a year ago. My application was denied based on my wife's denial. My wife filed an appeal. I filed no appeal. My wife's L-1 was approved yesterday after appeal. Will my L-2 be approved aut...

    Karen-Lee’s Answer

    I would file a new L2 application and application for work authorization. It will be faster and will be approved based on your wife's approval

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