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    Where to Send NIW - Living out of USA

    1. Yes 2. You can send it to either center so send it to Texas (NSC blows). 3. Don't use e-filing. They almost never manage to connect the paper pile with the electronic filing and you get an RFE for all the evidence.
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    Eb2 - niw

    My attorney got an NIW approved for a hair dresser (no kidding). She did hair and makeup for some movie productions. So NIW is really broad, and a well prepared presentation can get you approved even if you don't have a PhD. Your case sounds pretty thin though from what you said so far. Your...
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    Can H1B have another job after obtaining EAD

    You can always go back to H1B status by re-applying for an H1B. You will not be subject to the quota. But you will have to leave and re-enter the US to get back into H1B status once the new petition has been approved.
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    EB2-NWI chances evaluation

    1 paper is very low but 80 citations shows some impact. Talk to a good attorney. Your case is going to be difficult for sure, but artificial intelligence and health are probably make a good case for NIW in general.
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    Transfer from J1 to F1 while applying NIW?

    Submitting a I-140 shows immigrant intent since its self-petitioned. If it was employer petitioned, it would be a little weaker but this is a clear case. You don't qualify for F1. Plus, you can't transfer from J1 to F1 anyway, you need a visa stamp (specific J1 restriction). You will...
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    EB 1 credentials

    I have much stronger qualifications and I got my PhD a few years ago and my lawyer advised against EB1EA. Try NIW as a new grad.
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    Evaluate my case - NIW EB2

    Might work. Get a good layer. Its a close call but worth trying it. Your citations are a little thin.
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    Frankfurt interview questions (necessary documents + passport mailing times to German address)

    1. Bringing the originals with you can't hurt. Worst case you won't need them. 2. Can take some times. 2 weeks or more. They have to do name check and other routine checks. 3. No. Use the "New Immigrant" line. They have those at all major airports. If not, then use the permanent...
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    EB-1 EA denial No RFE/NOID

    >> I reapplied for EB-1 with some additional material and it was approved with no RFE. That basically sums up in one sentence how broken the system is. I doubt your qualifications improved drastically since the denial. You just got lucky and were assigned a different IO. What a mess.
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    Q&A on my NIW chances

    You definitively have a good chance. Get an experienced attorney. If you know any program managers from NIH who can write a letter of recommendation for you, that would almost guarantee success. The NIW itself without 485 is pretty cheap (a couple thousand including lawyer fees), so its probably...
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    no US publications, pls help!

    As far as I can tell USCIS doesn't know the first thing about what journals are good or bad. List what you can reasonably defend and hope for the best. The people who are evaluating your application often don't even have a high school degree. I highly recommend finding a good lawyer. They have...
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    U.S. MS degree working with H1-B... help

    You are unlikely to qualify for NIW but you can try. EB1 is almost certainly not going to work out for you. Get a job offer from a different company and give your company a simple choice: GC now, or I leave. Worked for me, unfortunately a couple days too late (already had the NIW approved at...
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    Adjustment of Status to family-after I-140 approval

    Do your wife and kids have the necessary HRR waiver? (or no HRR?)
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    AC140 Consulates

    AC140 is not optional. Its a binding and mandatory action message. The consulate _must_ comply. Send a letter to the immigrant section and attach a copy of the 10 year old memo. If that doesn't help contact the State Department.
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    F1 - GC dilemma

    The US is facing a pretty bad economic downturn. Why risk that if you don't want to live there? You are marrying your girlfriend, not her family. Work out what you and her want to do, and send her family a postcard once a year.
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    Eb1-or rfe

    They lose the documents you submit with the I-140 all the time so they just send you a generic RFE and make you resubmit. I just wonder where there store these piles and piles of documents they lose.
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    Very Very Urgent: I140 RFE and 6th year H1B

    1. Sure. You don't even have to transfer the H1B actually. Another employer can apply for your LC without you working their (yet). 2. Yes. 3. Why cancel it? You can have two I-140s pending.
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    visa issues and practice options

    Private practice is not cap exempt and you are subject to the quota. Your future employer can start the GC process now. You don't need an H1B with that employer to apply for a GC. You don't even have to be in the US to file a I-140 in your name.
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    OPT 90 days unemployment question.

    No. There is actually no requirement to work on OPT once you are inside the US. When you travel they might ask questions, but otherwise you are fine (so its a problem for the visa, but not the status).