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    Trouble at the end of J-1 waiver completion

    My 3 years of J-1 waiver will end next month. My current employer wants me to sign contract for 3 more years WITH Non-Compete included in it. I took 7 weeks off in 1st year, 4 weeks off in 2nd year and no time off in last year. one more month to go and I haven't taken any time off in 3rd...
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    Support Immigration Reform

    There are various Bills introduced in the congress to Support Immigration Reform. Please vote for them and support them. various bills include Green card for physicians, increasing EB numbers, recapturing EB numbers, etc... SUPPORT them ALL See the links below for various bills. Bill...
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    Support Immigration reform

    There are various Bills introduced in the congress to Support Immigration Reform. Please vote for them and support them. various bills include Green card for physicians, increasing EB numbers, recapturing EB numbers, etc... SUPPORT them ALL See the links below for various bills. Bill...
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    Time for Physician Immigration Reform

    All of us are looking to continue to work in USA and need Green Card. Most of don't qualify for EB-1 and EB-2 for India is backlogged. It's helpful to have EB-2 NIW as you are not dependent on Employer for filing Green Card/PERM but still it's EB-2 and will take ages for Green card to come...
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    When should I go back to India for H1-B stamping?

    Hi I am here in USA since 2003 and have not been to India since 2004. My wife came here in 2004 and has been here since. We renew our J-1 visa (Ds-2019) every year in USA. Now I am applying for J-1 waiver. I was wondering when should I go back for H1-B stamping? Should I go now bfeore I...
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    Time frame for J-1 waiver filing for Pennsylvania

    Whats the time frame for Pennsylvania state processing J-1 waiver and submitting to USCIS Then USCIS processing time Then time to get H1-B
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    What happens if Employer backs out after J-1 waiver approval but before H1-B filing?

    Once J-1 waiver is obtained, person can transfer J-1 under extreme circumstances and does not need new slot as that J-1 slot counts even if the state may have filled all its slots for that year. However once J-1 waiver is approved but then employer backs out and refuses to file H1-B as it...
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    What are my chances?

    Hi I am a physician from India. 4-5 of my friends have received gc via EB-1 EA i guess exceptional ability all of them are physicians. after reading the forum, i feel none of them qualify and even i wont qualify but still they got it via going through a famous lawyer from new york I...
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    what are different ways to apply for green card for j1-waiver physicians?

    Once a physician starts J-1 waiver job, what are the different ways to apply for green card under EB-2 category? If employer wants to sponsor green card, is there any reason it may not go through? any pre conditions to be fulfilled? does he has to advertise job again for filing green card...
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    When I go on J-1 waiver, what are options for my wife?

    When I go on J-1 waiver, what visa options doe smy wife have to do residency? J-1 is it possible (but after I going thorugh J-1, I dont her her to go through same route) H-1 most of the programs don't want to sponsor any other visa she can apply for once she goes on H-4 If i apply...
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    Has any one ever heard of or tried using http://www.practice.org to find J1 waiver job

    Has any one ever heard of or tried using http://www.practice.org to find J1 waiver job? Their address is Global Marketing Resources, Inc. 1415 Pinehurst Rd., Dunedin, FL 34698 They are also known as Practice Opportunitites online The fee is 10k, 5k is due at employment signing (hire)...
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    J-1 waiver postion in Nephrology

    Hi I am looking for waiver job in Nephrology to start in 2010 (next year). Does anyone know of upcoming waiver positions in Nephrology. Any information or advice will be appreciated. Thanks in anticipation
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    Pulmonary critcal care/sleep medicine or internist waive rjob in Michigan

    Hi My uncle is in need of MD in waiver area in Michigan. He is looking for Pulmonary critcal care/sleep medicine or internist. Its a waiver area and can sponsor H1. If anyone interested let me know.
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    Primary J1 waiver should not use EAD until 3 years are up, is this still true?

    Hi I read this statement in NIW - self help section. I am doing fellowship and I am interested in NIW. From from what I understand, for NIW in subspeciality one does not need labor certifcation. Can file I-140 and EAd/CP. My interest is to get EAD soon after starting NIW so that I...
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    NIW in subspeciality after fellowship

    Hi I am on J1 staring my fellowship soon. Can I apply for NIW in my subspeciality or is NIW only for prmary care?!! Also my wife is on J2 (physician) - applied for her EAD. Once I go for NIW, if I can, how much time it take to get her EAD so that there is no break in residency...
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    J2 - How to apply for EAD

    Hi I want to apply for EAD for my wife who is here on J2 with me for couple of years. I want to apply now in case she gets into residency post match and it takes time to get EAD. If I apply after(in case) she gets post-match then she will have to wait for EAD to start her residency, which may...
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    After Fellowship, J1 to O1 or J1 extension

    Hi I have completed med-peds residency. Was chief resident in 4th year med-peds. Currently I am chief resident in medicine (PGY-5). After that I shall be doing 2 year Adult Nephrology Fellowship. I would like to go for Transplant Fellowship after that but will have completed 7 years on J1...
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    After fellowship, J1 to O1 or J1 extension?!!!

    Hi I have completed med-peds residency. Was chief resident in 4th year med-peds. Currently I am chief resident in medicine (PGY-5). After that I shall be doing 2 year Adult Nephrology Fellowship. I would like to go for Transplant Fellowship after that but will have completed 7 years on...
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    Never Been To Home Country

    Hi I am doing residency on J-1 and have never been to home country due to fears of getting rejected...has anyone ever been rejected if u go back to renew J1(visa stamping) after 3-4 years?? Also if I take J1-1 waiver job, can I continue here till I get green Card or I have to...
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    When does my Green Card clock start ticking?!!

    Hi I would like to know when I go for a waiver job when does my GC clock start ticking? I am looking for waiver job 1 1/2 years in advance? What can I do so that my clock starts ticking. now..getting case number as early as possible? or can I get priority date?!! Any advise...so that I...
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