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Could you provide guidance on how to obtain an ITIN number for my spouse? Any leads from someone who got one recently would be extremely helpful

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Can you start a business (open an llc.) as a side business while fully employed on STEM OPT? Does anyone have suggestions for best people to contact in regards to this?

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How long it takes to receive the receipt number once H1B transfer is initiated?

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What companies help you go straight from F1 OPT/STEM OPT to Green Card?

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How is this year’s h-1b lottery is going to be? Just a lottery or wage based selection? Any Update?

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Which firm still offers h1b transfer these days? Feeling really frustrated...

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6th year of H1B. Submitted for PWD last week. What are my options if I-140 isn’t received before the expiry of H1B?

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Tax question: my SM changed my hours with a location I never worked at, from 2020. When I asked for a change, he is hesitant since it’s a long process. Would it cause any issue on visa if I filed a ta… more

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Has anyone (Indians) here in the US recently got their name changed in their passport. I’m trying to get my name on all documents to match as my last name is too long. How long did it take? And what’s… more

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Hi! Has anyone heard back from the DOL re: PWD lately? If so, would you mind sharing when you submitted your request? Submitted mine in August but haven’t heard back yet.

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Do we (GC seekers) qualify for the COVID vaccine once they roll out to the wider population? Keep seeing in the news Biden's plan to vaccinate 300 mil Americans by the end of the summer and we… more

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What is the current situation around tourist visas? I have a close friend that is considering traveling over the summer from an EU country and I wasn’t able to find any restrictions listed related to … more

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Has the EY immigration team reached out to anyone on H1B this year? I feel like I already heard from them about this time last year.

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Hi everyone! My L1 visa expired in august 2020. I have applied for an extension within US which got an RFE couple days back. 240 days from expiration expire mid April 2021. Any help here regarding wh… more

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I filed for green card application Oct 2020 but haven’t received any confirmation of receipt. Also, the cheque hasn’t been encashed yet. Any advice?

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Has anyone had their Indian Passport renewed at the San Francisco Consulate recently? My application is at the Embassy since 6th Jan, no update! Any suggestions?

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EY is not sponsoring TN employees for H1B anymore, but they are continuing sponsoring for GC.. lol this is so weird.

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L1A visa question: I'm working at MBB and moved to Canada due to Visa issues. Now, my Immigration team is asking me to work on ONLY Canadian client projects so that I'm eligible for L1. Are yo… more

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Going through AOS stage right now and recently submitted my fingerprints. I’m hoping to get married in April and add my spouse to my application. Would this addition count as marriage based GC for him… more

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Can you be employed in H1-B in a part time capacity?

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Can someone help me understanding if the finger prints at the consulate counts as Biometrics? Due covid they aren’t taking biometrics at the USCIS field offices in the US but they are using previous o… more

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Do you guys think there is a higher chance of getting the h1b this year?

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I just started at PwC as a senior associate within life sciences and received an offer from ZS for 20k more at the associate consultant level. Anyone willing to share their perspective on whether I sh… more

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Can I apply for an h1b and change companies say in April after getting the lottery? I have a new job that I hate. They are willing to sponsored but a lot of places have started hiring. I have 1.75 yea… more

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I am on H1B and currently in US and my wife is on H4. Can we apply for her H4 EAD while you are still outside US and then come to USA once the EAD is approved

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Anyone going through H1B transfer recently? What’s the time for your case?

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This might be a dumb question, but once you file for a move of location on your H1B, besides Seyfarth and thecompany, are we required to notify USCIS or someone?

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About to file H1B transfer and reviewed the petition Fragomen put together. Personally didn’t feel the job duties etc were clear and felt we would get RFEd. I raised to the lawyers and asked if we can… more

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Received my AOS receipt notice yesterday. I filed in October. Just a data point for all those who filed for AOS in October!!

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I am a new mom working on H1-B visa. Due to pandemic, I am considering extending my leave as I don’t have any family or help here. After 16 weeks of paid parental leave, my employer can provide unpaid… more

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can I file PERM with my partner? Or does the employer have to file 2 applications? Can my partner work if the employer agrees to file him as ‘the dependent’ before I-140 is approved? How is the proces… more

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Bout to start a job in IBD in a major investment bank (JP/MS/GS etc.) but only have one more shot in H1B lottery this year. Is international transfer pretty easy (London/HK) to do there? I still want … more

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Not an immigration post, sorry. Crowdsourcing thoughts from Indians on Covaxin (Bharat Biotech vaccine for coronavirus). I assume a lot of you have older parents/family living in India. Would you ad… more

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Filing US tax returns for the first time, don't qualify as a resident in 2020. Any advise on how to go about filling and submitting form 1040 NR? Do I need to go look for an accountant?

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I transitioned from F1-STEM OPT to H1B from Oct’20. Can I file tax returns as a ‘Resident alien’ this year?

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Have a life sciences PhD and started McK last summer. Want to try to get a GC through EB2 NIW. Have 50+ citations and okay papers in my PhD research field. Any idea whether I can pull off getting a GC… more

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I have an approved i140, what’s the advantage of this? Can I do anything at all or is it just a step in the process. Also, if I take a break to go to Europe and want to return with a different employe… more

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