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    Can I get a valid US visa with my new surname (after marriage) on a passport which has old surname?

    I am a Polish citizen currently present in US on F1 Visa. I will be doing a court marriage with a Chinese national in the US. I am planning to take my future husband's surname. Updating my surname in my Polish passport is a long and time taking process. I am planning to go to Poland right after...
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    AOS for dependent spouse who did unauthorized work

    I am on H1B visa married to a person on F1 visa. Recently I found out that my husband has been working for an year on his F1 visa outside of the campus illegally and getting paid under the table in cash. He says that he has never used his SSN for his employment neither has he collected any...
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    H1B visa transfer after I140

    I have I140 approved since October 2016. If i would change my employer under the same skills in Nov,2017 , do they still need to process my i140 again. The attorney with new employer says you dont have to start the Green Card processing again or file a i140. He says we will just keep renewing...
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    H1B- Company Split into 2 and Immigration status, Transfer

    Hi there, I am in a situation where I work for Company A, My division is bought by an Investment bank. My H1B is with Company A. I will be working for New company B which is new entity created just for my division. Does my H1B needs to be transferred from Company A to CompanyB? Can I use...
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    H1B Approval with no change of Status - Canadian Citizen

    Hi I am a Canadian Citizen on TN Visa ( expiring Jan 2018) . I have got H1B Approved with no change of status. Valid from Oct 1 2017 - Sep 2020. To get my H1b stamped and H4 for my family do I have to book an appointment at the consulate or will I get this at the POE. if this question has...
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    Options after Re-stamping refused with 221(g)

    Hi, Back Story: I went to US in May 2014 on H1-B working for Employer A. In Feb 2016, I moved to work for Employer B (small US based company, on other offices) with H1-B transfer receipt. The new job was remote work, so I started working from home for Employer B. I received RFE in April 2016...
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    Both on TN Visa, Spouse applying for H1-B to get a Greencard, should I...?

    My spouse and I we both are computer engineers from Mexico working under TN Visa, for different employers. In order to obtain a Greencard, we both asked for our employers to change to H1-B. Only my spouse was accepted to be sponsored. Our goal is for both to get a greencard. Can I apply for a...
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    Need to know whether I can reuse H1 after stamping and after a break, with revoked petition and I-14

    I'm in 7th year of my H1 (Expired in Mar'17) and I'm planning to go out of states for an year for studying. My I140 is approved for more than 6 months and current petition is valid till Dec'19 . I got this H1 petition for 3 years on the basis of approved I140. My employer informed that they will...
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    H1B transfer and revocation from India!!!! Please give your 0.02$!!!

    Hi All, I am in a unique position or not that you all have to decide. I am stating my case here. I have approved and stamped VISA valid till October-2019, which was filed by my current company A.Now company A is not willing to send me on assignment. I have another company B willing to...
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    US Citizen sponsoring H1B spouse for Green card

    My fiancee: - Currently on H1B - Not yet stamped from her home country India - Have got a good job with no problems (touchwood) Court wedding: - Can do it any day in next week Official Indian wedding with big number of guests: - Planning to do it in July (essentially 110 days from now)...
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    Green Card Through Marriage Process when Currently Employed on H1b

    Hello, I am on H1B visa working for one of the top 10 consulting firms. Green card labor has been approved and waiting on i140. My girlfriend and I are planning to get married later this year and she is a citizen. I will be applying for green card through marriage. I have a few questions on...
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    Can I travel with H1B while I-485, I-131, I-765 pending

    I am currently living in US on my Valid H1B status. I have my family based I-485, I-131 and I-765 pending. Can I travel outside of US and come back on H1B with all those pending application? Also I just got my H1B renewed so when I go back to my country I will have to go get H1B Visa stamp...
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    travelling to us from India without H1B transfer petition approval

    Hi, I have my passport stamped till 2018 from old employer. I got job in new employer and did a normal H1B Transfer. Still the status is showing as case was received. Old employer has cancelled my petition. Now i came to India, my new employer told not to file premium. you can come with H1B...
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    H1B Approved but H4 Extension is pending

    So Here is my situation I was on H4 with valid I-94 (Expired on September 27, 2016). my employer filed my H1b in April which got approved on Oct 22, 2016. So, to not lose my immigration status i filed H4 Extension on September 22nd, 2016 which is still pending with USCIS. So my concern is what...
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    CHANCES OF GETTING FRESH H1B VISA WITH FELONY PROBATION RECORD

    Hello All, My friend has been given 3 years probation. Since his work visa was ending , judge sentence him that if he is out of US, his probation is suspended and if he returns back he has to serve his probation. He was sentenced in Atlanta, GA for Invasion of Privacy (OCGA 16.11.62; Kindly...
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    HOW DOES PROBATION WORKS FOR A NON-CITIZEN RETURNING TO USA?

    Hello All, My friend has been given 3 years probation. Since his work visa was ending , judge sentence him that if he is out of US, his probation is suspended and if he returns back he has to serve his probation. He was sentenced in Atlanta, GA If he returns back to US (for work ) in any city...
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    H4 after 221g on H1B

    My wife had received 221g (client letter, client-vendor contracts) on her H1B stamping interview Chennai. She can't provide them immediately, but she has to travel to US due to personal situations. I am on H1B and I have approved I-140. 1. Can she go for H4 stamping immediately without...
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    H4 application when H1B rejected 3yrs back & tourist visa rejected 2 yrs back

    I got married in Aug 2016 and my husband is working in US on H1B and my H4 visa is being applied by his employer. The issue is that i got a H1B rejected in 2013 due to lack of evidence provided by Company during RFE. The company applying for my H1B were paid consultants, I paid them to apply my...
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    H1b Stamping - Chennai

    I had booked appointment for me and two kids. VAC: Entered the building 25 mins before my appointment time. Except passports and kids photo, none of the other documents were checked. Very quick process done in 15 mins. I didn't take my kids with me, so I carried their passports and 1 photo. I...
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    I485 Application type for someone on H1B

    Hi all! I am completing the I-485 form and am stuck on part 2 "Application type". I work at a University in the US on an H1B Visa. Do I choose a) an immigrant petition giving me an immediately available immigrant visa number that has been approved or h) other basis of eligibility And if A: what...
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