J-1 Visa

Nov 19, 2020 Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

Immigration Law

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Discussion Topics, Thursday, 19 November 2020:

EB-1C eligibility after company transition while pending I-485 and L-1A extension || Post completion OPT and employment issues || Canadian citizen applying for TN visa during presidential proclamation ||Sharing misdemeanor details of spouse while filing for green card || Document Checklist for I-485 Adjust of Status || Consular processing and green card when priority date is current||Transition from F-1 to H-1B || H-1B Visa expiring, extension and delay due to wage rate increment || I-485 filing and issues related to primary and derivative applicant || How long for an interview after the priority date becomes current || H-1B visa potential immigration issues for being outside the USA for more than a year during pandemic || Laid off due to Covid and the effect on adjudication of STEM OPT visa || AC21 portability, I-140 and starting a new venture || 221g administrative processing and H-1B visa stamping || Presidential Proclamation and H-1B visa stamping || Change of status from J-1 to F-1 Visa and Biometrics || Understanding the Visa Bulletin || H-1B and prevailing wage levels || Employment Authorization in compelling situations

Sept 3, 2020 Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

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FAQs: H-1B portability without a visa stamp || Unemployment benefits while on B-2 || Owning or doing business on H-1B || Unstamped H-1B quota exemption || Change of status on an H-1B approved for consular processing || Changing status during a pending application - authorized period of stay.

OTHER: Visas for Canadian permanent residents || J-1 waiver for multiple DS 2019 || Name discrepancy || Union membership for nonimmigrants or immigrants || Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, etc.

June 11, 2020 Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

Immigration Law

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Discussion topics, June 11, 2020 FAQs:

Change in job roles while green card is pending || H-1B Working for multiple clients through the same consulting company || H-1B taking unpaid leave: COVID, Status, maternity/paternity

OTHER: Switching from G-4 to F-1 student visa while being inside the US.|| Cross-chargeability || J1 to F-1 Visa || Laid off on H1B || H1 to H4EAD || B1 visa extension || Furloughed on H-1B

May 28, 2020 Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

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Discussion Topics, Thursday, 28 May 2020:

FAQ: Applying for I-485 through a past employer or through a new employer || L-1A moving back to home country with green card pending || Can green card be applied for an old job under the international manager EB1C category? || Applying for naturalization/citizenship under Trump administration || Effect on H-1B of working from outside the USA ||  Laid off while green card is pending

Other:  Porting priority date from EB-2 two EB-1C as international manager || J-1 gap in status/O-1 visa || H-1 RFE converting to H-4 || Amendment or extension timing || Nunc pro tunc or consular processing of H-1B || H-4 extensions || OPT and CPT times || International adoption procedures || F-1 student working in the USA for a foreign company, etc.

Oct 17, 2019 Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

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Discussion Topics, Thursday,  October 17, 2019

FAQ:  Filing I-485 through a new employer, if the old priority date gets current || Compelling Circumstances EAD || Converting from H-1B to H-4 and back again ||  How long is an I-140 approval valid? 

OTHER:  Public charge issues || L-1A, EB-1C issues correlation with H-1B || Expunged criminal conviction and naturalization || Changings jobs after getting green card || H-4 EAD || Traveling while Supplement J is pending || SOW MSA for H-1B || Reapplying after a denied H-1B || J-1 HRR || Changing employers while I-140 is pending || Public Charge || H-1B for a higher job || Buying health insurance. etc.

Successful J-1 waiver

I consulted some lawyers on how to waive my 2 years residency, I wasn't able to finish my program or even meet the 2/3 rule. Me and my husband are so hopeless and don't know what to do, only thing that we know is through Hardship Waiver. And then God sent an angel.

Citizenship for Employees of Consulting Companies who have Projects in Different Cities after Green Card

Question details

My Question is after getting green card and leaving consulting employer after 14 months, when person applies for US Citizenship (8 years after getting green card) can USCIS ( knowing that sponsoring company was consulting) asks for client letter, contracts ( like H-1B documentation ) for the period when employee was working with GC employer( after GC approved) ?

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Oct 25, 2018, Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

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Discussion Topics, Thursday, October 25, 2018:

FAQ: Travel during N-400 naturalization process || Impact of extending B-1 B-2 stay || Filing H-1B without an end client letter (supplied later)||NTA in employment based visa

Other: Marry a LPR holder || Changing jobs on the AC21 using supplement J || F-1 STEM OPT || Port back from EB3 TO EB2

April 26, 2018, Recording of Free Community Conference Call (Every Other Thursday)

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Discussion Topics, Thursday 26 April 2018:

FAQ: Must I carry my green card with me at all times? ||H-1B and green card transfer from a non-profit organization to for-profit||Filing EB-5 investor case with a promissory note secured by property in a foreign country||At what stage should I join my future green card employer?||Child turning 21, immigration consequences for pending green card cases

Other: Compelling circumstances EAD after the age of 21 ||National interest waiver, J1 visa and physicians ||Immigration consequences of amending tax returns||ACICS Accreditation restored, effect on STEM OPT extension ||Advisability of travel using AVR – automatic visa revalidation ||Transferring H-1B quota case before first October ||Naturalization for a developmentally disabled applicant ||H4 EAD ||H-1B extension with PERM || Rules for AOS EAD extension, etc