i did my under graduation in christian minority college in india while i am studying i was influenced by the christianity religion but initially i was born as a hindu. I came to the united states on f1 visa to pursue my masters degree but during m...
Assuming you have "a well-founded fear" of being persecuted if you return to your country, you may seek asylum here in the United States. However, you will need to discuss your concerns with an immigration attorney so you can become familiar with the legal grounds for asylum and possibly obtain assistance in preparing the extensive material necessary to show that you meet the grounds to apply for asylum.
To show your eligibility for asylum you will have to prove that you are either the victim of past persecution or you have a well-founded fear of future persecution. If you were persecuted in the past, you will have to prove that you were persecuted in your home country or last country of residence on at least one of five grounds, your race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.
Proving this connection between the persecution and one of these five grounds will be one of the most difficult parts of your application for asylee status. You make use the AVVO attorney services or contact an experienced immigration attorney near you for advice. I hope this helps. Goods luck to you.
My employer is not changing my H1b case from regular to premium after being told by me that I am willing to pay premium fee. Its over 4 months now, so I wanted to know if there is any way I can change that case to premium by myself.
I agree with my colleagues. It is the employer's petition, not your. Only the employer can request that change.See question
I am a conditional resident. My spouse is an US citizen. I need to change my address at this time. So do I need to apply 2 forms for each people of us or just one is enough? Can I do both online? Thank you so much for helping us. Thank again.
You are required to change your address within 10 days of the change. Your wife, a USC, does not have to file a change of address. Here is the link for you to do so on0line. https://www.uscis.gov/ar-11See question
I want to apply for new non immigrant visa. Does US embassy have evidence in statement I gave to police, even if the whole case was straight dismissed by judge without any diversionary program or something similar?
It does not matter whether your case was dismissed or you were found not guilty. It the question is whether you have been arrested, you must answer truth-FULLY. I was also encourage you to gt a copy of the case file and/or the disposition of the case. You will surely receive a RFE after you apply. You may want to consult an experienced immigration attorney for assistance in this matter. Best of luck to you.See question
My OPT for my bachelors degree is going to expire on May 10th 2016 and I just been accepted in a graduate school to start classes on the Fall semester (August). If I file I-539 now, is it likely to be rejected because I will not start classes unti...
I agree with my colleagues. There is no need to apply to change your status. The ISO office of your school will be able to assist you in this matter.See question
I worked in the US from September 2011 to March 2012 under L1-A visa, blanket petition with expiration date of Aug 2014. In January 2015, I went back to the US for long term work transfer with a new visa but still under L1-A visa, blanket petition...
The company's immigration attorney would be the best person to clarify your issues.See question
I am on L1A , and is on i94 valid till 1st June 16. I am in process of filing the extension. my wife has a EDA which is valid till 1st June 16, this date is same as my i94 expiry. as per USCIS EDA renewal need to be filled max 90day before the exp...
Yes, she may have to wait. As my colleague points out, you must be in status for her EAD to be approved. Good luck to you.See question
I have got an employment offer in an IT company. The question is regarding E-Verify status
No, it is not mandatory. However, it is the easiest way for companies to comply with U.S. law which requires employing only those persons who may legally work in the United States. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that is fast and free.See question
Hello, I would like to ask you a question about my wife's VISA. I just got an 0-1 Visa and my wife got a O-3. Now, we are aware that type of Visa doesn't give her the right to be employed but what if she gonna find a job and the employer would...
Yes, you may petition for a change to any status for which you are eligible. H1B have a cap on the number issues. But, some specific types of organizations and employers such as universities and other non-profits that qualify for H1B cap exempt petitions. Do consult with an experienced immigration attorney for guidance in this area. Good luck to you.See question
Hi, I am working for a company on h1b status. I am looking to set up my own c corporation in another state. I know I cannot work for another or my own company while on H1b. All I want to know is, can I still keep a position in my own company witho...
If you engage in activities that are intended to produce income it is considered employment and you would not be in compliance with your H1B status. However, you may be able to establish C-Corp and appoint a another to run your business. You may be able to participate in restricted activities of the business, as an investor. But you cannot perform executive duties. Having signing authority on a checking account does not appear to be in violation. You may want to consult an immigration attorney to discuss the nature of your business and your role in it to clarify further. Good luck in your endeavors.See question