Hi, My employer is going to file my EB-2 Greencard and I am hoping to get priority date of March 30 which is the time my legal team said that they will send my Greencard application to USCIS.I would like to know if the Obama immigration reforms wil have any positive impact on people like me to receive EB-2 greencard within 3 years intead of usual 6-7 years timeframe? So far all the news I have read is mostly geared towards undocumnted migrants so just wanted to confirm if there is any hope for people like me. Also once my I-140 is approved, can my wife immediately start working?I believe she will get employment authorization immediately after i get my I-140 approved. I am thinking whether I should have her H-1B sponsored in April 2015 or not in that case.I would appreciate your responses.
Part of the executive order is about H-4 spouse of H1-B having a work permit. Be patient and once the preregistration start then your wife will be able to apply for it. Good news..
these are the questions to ask of your legal team!!! which are paid to advise you. but you are wrong in the assumption that your wife will be issued a work permit immediately after I-140 is approved. nothing happens by itself in immigration world.
Your wife will get work authorization much faster when pre-registration goes not effect.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
Once "pre registration" goes into effect, your wife will be able to obtain a work permit much faster.
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