I am currently in my 10th year of H1-B and for the last 7 years I am working with the same employer with approved I-140. My I-485 is not filed since my EB2 priority date of FEB 2011 is not current. Can I switch employer at this time if the new emp...
I agree with my colleagues. The new employer has to file a new labor certification, but you can retain the priory date.See question
I'm currently in J1 trainee status valid until 07/2017. I applied for H1B this month, but 'd like to travel internationally in 06/2016. Would this be considered abandonment of change of status? What would this entail? Thanks.
Assume the H1B petition is selected for the lottery. USCIS will deny the change of status portion of the H1B petition.See question
my mom lives here in the united state. she has a special rule cancellation of removal pending with immigration court. she has an upcoming hearing. i am a citizen and i would like to file for her.
Assume you are over 21 years old. You should definitely file a Form I-130 for your mother. Also, if the immigration judge granted her cancellation of removal, and the government does not appeal, she will be able to obtain a greencard.See question
I am currently a South Korean national seeking to start a business in the USA. The business I am trying to open is a cosmetics store(The Face shop), that has numerous shops opened in the USA already but is technically under a Korean enterprise co...
Generally, no. You can invest in the franchise company and obtain E. However, sometime, the U.S. consulate or USCIS request the franchisor/E2 applicants to prove that how much control the franchisor actually have in operating the business.See question
I am right now an alien resident in united states with f2 visa status. I have a working company in my country(Iran) which I am managing from US for past three years.
As long as the U.S. branch has been doing business for over one year and meet other requirements, the U.S. office can petition for you.See question
My friend is living in Iran. He is managing a large company which is his own company. He wants to create a branch of his company in US. He is planning to apply for a US greencard as the manager of his branch company in US through EB1c Visa. He has...
The US branch has to be doing business at least one year before he applies for permanent residency through EB1C. He has to start from L-1A.See question
I am filling out Form I-130 for my husband's adjustment of status. I have successfully filed an application for my mom years ago after I became US citizen. I have a question regarding I-130 form Part D. Other Information / Question 2: Have you...
I agree with my colleagues. The answer is Yes.See question
My company applied H1B petition for me and they are going to fire me before I get approval. My current status is OPT. If the petition gets approved I will lose my OPT status. What option I have to retain my OPT status if H1b gets approved ?
Your OPT status is valid as long as 1. your OPT card is valid and 2. you meet the employment conditions described in your I20.See question
Hi, I entered States on H4 with my husband for the first time in December 2015 and now I am planning to travel back to my home country in June 2016 for my F1 visa stamping to start school in Aug 2016. I will have an education loan and my parents ...
I agree with my colleagues. Also, there are country specific regulations that prevent applicants to obtain F-1 visa. For example, if you are an Iranian citizen and would like to study physics, engineering, or etc, the U.S. Embassy will not issue a F-1 visa because you could potentially help the Iranian oil and nuclear industries once you go back to Iran.See question
I applied for a green card thru marriage. We have been thru 2 interviews since last December and a week ago we got immigration visit. Unfortunately my husband was not present as we are having troubles in our relationship. Under a pressure of those...
You are out of status and subject to deportation.See question