H1B

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Hello all, let's use this bowl to discuss various issues we are facing in H1B extensions, renewals and amendments.

Once you’re promoted, is your h1b amended? And during the amendment is it a risk to travel outside the country?

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Hi Fam- I am going to India in November to get H1B stamping through drop box eligibility. Can someone please help to confirm if I am able to get back in the country with the new visa before Dec 31st? … more

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Need to get birth certificate from India, any references of any agent?

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Hi folks, question, I’m on a J visa expiring in January, got my H1B approved under consular notification, so I should go to France to get it done. What should I do? Lawyers tell me is a tough call bec… more

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I have a flat in Bangalore and my neighbor is helping manage my flat by coordinating visits, etc. I want to buy a gift for them as token of gratitude. what gift would be appropriate to give ? Looking … more

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Anyone know anyone who has filled out I 751(conditional green card conversion)

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H1B approved this year. I was in the US when the President’s PO got into effect. I need to go to India for my brother’s marriage in December. Couple of questions: 1) Are embassies in India allowing e… more

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I have my USCIS online status saying ‘Case was approved and my decision was Emailed’. In this case of emailed approval, do I expect an original notice coming through a mail? The status does not explic… more

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Is it safe to travel to India in Dec? Currently on STEM OPT valid until Dec 2021.

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I need to learn more on the wage level increase. Can someone share an article? Is it set in stone?

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Anyone applied for extension, after recent wage level changes ? If yes, Deloitte has adjusted wages levels or applied with same wage level ?

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Anyone have experience getting a job at an exempt org? April 2021 is my last lottery attempt and I’m thinking of backup options.

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Anyone with perm filing in June/July received approval? AM22Tech shows some July approvals but I am highly skeptical of those as no other forums show approval beyond first two weeks of May.

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Is it safe to travel to india in dec? I hve drop box stamping but with growing covid cases is there a possibility of new travel ban? Also if someone gets administrative processing when they go for dro… more

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Received details that the firm wants to begin the permanent residence process. Anyone else here just starting the process? For background: originally from India, I have 3 years remaining on H1B, also… more

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Is any one hiring h1s for permanent roles these days? Every job I see has a default tag line ‘No visa sponsored available for this job’ . What’s up with you fellas?

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Has anyone changed their medical insurance plan/provider after filing their I-485 Adj of Status? Does it cause any issues?

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Has anyone successfully transferred service line in the past couple of months? I’m hoping to transfer within EY audit to forensics. Do I need to file H1B transfer or amendment? Really worried that it … more

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I'm in Aus. Very near to citizenship. Always wanted to relocate to states. Now getting the opportunity to relocate on L1A. Should I do it? If I'll take this, will Aus citizenship will be out o… more

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Amazon wage cap - isn’t it capped at 160k? Does it have problem meeting the latest prevailing rule?

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My approved petition is with my lawyer, do I need it to complete I-9 verification?

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My initial H1B expired in Aug 2020 but had an extension approved with COS in Mar 2020. Did I need to do anything else to remain in status? I did not leave the country in this period. My HR just emaile… more

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I am on h1b and am wondering to fly to another state with my friends and work from there remotely. I have my apartment near the office but just want to work for a few weeks there. Can this be problema… more

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Which companies are currently sponsoring H1b transfers? Many thanks.

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Recent Processing time for H1B transfer at Vermont processing centre. Anyone?

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Anyone at Deloitte changed industries? I am moving from commercial to GPS and wondering what are my h1b implications?

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Wanted some info on Day1 CPT. April 2021 is my last attempt at H1B. If I don’t get selected in the lottery, when do I have to start with the Day 1 CPT process? Also, does Deloitte allow it?

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If I am traveling to india visa British Airways, and have an expired H1B visa stamp (need to get re stamping in india), do I need a transit visa to go they heathrow airport?

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Hello. Is anybody here planning to travel to India and struggling to get interview/Dropbox appointments in Hyderabad/other cities. I am looking for Dropbox appointments in January. Please share option… more

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Is there a guidance for applying H4EAD in premium processing?

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I have an H1b that was approved in 2019 and have been working on another visa. That is now expiring and I will have to return home to get my stamping for my H1B. Does the EO impact this? Was unsure as… more

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How do you feel about the new H1b proposal?

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Trying to schedule dropbox stamping for F1 renewal at bangalore location — why does website only show Chennai/Mumbai/Delhi/Hyd/Kol — it is making me schedule OF. (I thought this was not required for r… more

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Can someone explain the difference between final action date and filing date ?

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Hi, I’m in a field where there are very few foreigners. I’ve been in this country since teenage years but I’m still on h1b (but most employers would think I’m already a citizen because they just don’t… more

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Hi, my job has no specific numbers for each prevailing wage level. Here’s the screenshot. So do I have to go for 208k now?

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Has anyone used the “compelling circumstances” option to expedite spouses H4 EAD? Did it affect your GC process after? Need to urgently get a second salary due to medical expenses of a dependent. Woul… more

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