I think they should bring a legislation, saying everyone who has been here legally from the past XX years and paying taxes, just apply for citizenship with proof of your status and taxes paid!! may be collect 5k for citizen fees??
wow, thanks a lot for all your suggestions. really appreciate it. Only after reading all these replies, i realised that i did not mention, that this is for my friend, and not me. My details are in my signature.
I told my friend to do whatever it takes to be on payroll till the 180 days, but i...
Not sure if this is the right forum for this question, but let me ask.
Here is the info:
I-140 APPROVED-APRIL,2007(have approval notice)
H1-b approved for 3 yrs(from May2007-May2010), based on I140 approval and PD not current.
i-485/EAD/AP APPLIED- JULY2,2007(have receipt notice)
Not that anything is going to happen, did you guys write to the First lady about these delays?? It takes only 41 cent stamp and a cover to get it out.
I actually did send 3 letters every other week. so if there are MANY others doing the same, we can see some movement in our cases quickly....
wow, i did not know we were already doing this. But anyway i wrote couple of letter to her last week itself, when this visa bulletin fiasco started. She replied back thanking for my email. not sure if she really read my mail or it is just an automated response like our outof office reply ):
Please correct me if i am wrong.
From what i undertstood from your post, you wont have to pay the ead and AP fees every year?? becos you paid more money than the rest of us, who applied before the rate increase??
My initial understanding was, everyone has to pay the new fees(AP-305...
answer for 1: dont worry let your lawyer file 485. 485 is different from labor or 140, in the sense that they are company(property??, not getting right word) however 485 is "yours" and the lawyers WILL give you information on it. dont worry.
2. there is no good reason to give for premium...