Wife's H1b Visa was filed by employer A on 03/30/2018 and was approved by USCIS in Nov. "A" got her on payroll only by 01/14/2019 when she cracked an interview with a client.She worked for them till 11/15/2019 -10 Months since the contract (11.5 since visa approval); expressed her intent to leave on 11/4/2019; left the firm on 11/15/2019 after 2 weeks notice due to various ongoing malpractices like
Marketed profile at a lower rate than promised,Paid her a salary lesser than promised rate,Withheld all the Overtime payment,Withheld last 2 weeks of salary
"A" which claims to be an “At Will” employer displayed their unwillingness to relieve her amicably quoting a 12month contract.She has now joined a new firm post H1 Transfer.
Post quitting and starting her new job with current employer, she had given up on this bad experience with her "A" and the hope to get back all the money withheld.
Recently the current employer informed that her "A" mentioned “She violated legal contract” during a regular background screening, no details given. Not sure how things would unfold but we think it's high time to stand the ground and seek legal counsel. Is this is worth a legal pursuit
The best type of attorney to represent you is one experienced in both civil litigation and immigration, since there is a great deal at stake here. The understanding of both fields of law is critical to proper representation. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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