Fragomen

Tips for dealing with Fragomen without losing your mind???

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Anyone at Fragomen or Berry Appleman can share some insights? Billable hour, salary, benefits? Bay Area.

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If I’ve filed my I-485 this month and my final action date remains current, when will I actually get the green card? The lawyers at Fragomen are saying 15-18 months that just seems insanely long…

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I took the bar July 2021 and had a screening interview with Fragomen about 2 weeks ago. They seemed interested and open to interviewing as a contract to hire attorney. The individual mentioned to keep… more

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What’s your opinion on each of the following immigration practices: 1) Fragomen 2) BAL 3) Ogletree 4) Jackson Lewis

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Anyone has anything positive to share about Fragomen?

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Will Fragomen share with the companies if there are two different cases in progress in parallel with them for the same person (with two different companies)? Or is it confidential? But in the end the … more

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Fragomen seems to be really slow in preparing the documents for H1 transfer. It’s been more than a week since I submitted the questionnaire/documents, but still don’t see any updates in their portal. … more

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Anyone heard back regarding H1B lottery results from MBB? I’ve been refreshing my fragomen portal but I doubt they update it regularly. 🥲

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Anyone had an immigration check for KPMG prior to interview? Fragomen asked for a bunch of documents including salary informati… more

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How good is Amazon with GC sponsorship? I have an offer in hand but the recruiting coordinator seems very unfamiliar with the entire GC sponsorship and is confusing that with visa transfer. I am not g… more

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Anyone using fragomen for h1b got their results??

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My friend has a L1a issued in 2018 valid until 2023 with blanket. The I-129 expired April 2021. Fragomen filed the extension of I-129 petition in March in Texas USCiS center. Fragomen adviced that she… more

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joining MBB on an H1B transfer and got an RFE. does anyone know how long fragomen typically take to file a response/how long it typically takes for these things to get resolved?

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Waiting for h1b transfer & no motivation to work, but the law firm is freaking slow... Anyone has experienced transfer with Fragomen mind sharing your experience and timeline?

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Fragomen claims that there's apparently a glitch in the USCIS system so they can't access results just yet 🤷‍♂️

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Has Anyone dealt with Fragomen on H1-B transfer recently? Wondering how long it usually takes from info gathering to completion & are they really that bad...

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Dealing with fragomen and HR who are more interested in being gatekeepers than being enablers at the same time is so frustrating 😤 I have to keep reminding myself that things will be fine in the end,… more

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How long does it take to prepare the H1B transfer petition after docs are submitted? Fragomen saying 4-6 weeks. That’s surprising to me as when I did this before it only took 2 weeks... (similar large… more

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If issued H1B RFE during H1B transfer how long does it typically take to resolve and get the approval? Filed with premium processing with Fragomen. How long can I expect fragomen to take, uscis proces… more

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Hi! Please advice and apologies if it's a dumb question. Currently filling out the h1b transfer questionnaire sent out by fragomen. In the previous stay section, what does receiving country refer to? Please advice 🙏

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Hi, please advise and apologies if it's a dumb question. currently filling out the h1b visa transfer form by fragomen and there is this previous US stay section. What does receiving country refer to? I assume it's the states coz they are asking for visa type. Can someone please advise and confirm? 🙏

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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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Anyone recently start an H1B transfer process with Amazon? Working with fragomen towards a Jan 4th start date and unwilling to join on receipt due to uncertainty/ risk. Curious to see how flexible Ama… more

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Anyone working with Fragomen for H1B transfer? Been a month since I provided everything and LCA still hasn’t been filed.

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Anyone heard from Fragomen?

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Considering two offers in different regions, both processed with Fragomen. Not clean, but do Fragomen US and Fragomen Hong Kong communicate with each other? I might have two processes in parallel bein… more

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Hi fish, I got an verbal offer during interview with MD at Goldman this Friday. MD generally confirmed my visa status and talked about title and potential package I could expect. Completed Compensatio… more

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How long does fragomen take to file visa transfer?

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How long does it usually take for Fragomen to prepare 9089?

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Has anyone used Fragomen before? How long was your process from offer acceptance to approval?

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Managed to snag a job within 60 day grace period. Anyone joined Amazon recently? Fragomen does their h1b and I have a month till second week of June for them to file my H1 change of employer. Uploaded… more

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How much time does it take for Fragomen to file h1b petition?

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Does anyone know (from your conversations with law firms) if EB3 India priority dates will regress with Nov 2020 bulletin? Or can it be expected to stay the same for a while. Wondering if Fragomen (or… more

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Doing H1B transfer and lawyers sent me an LCA posting for my home- I’m assuming the same details will be sent to DOL. The date of employment in this goes beyond the expiry date of my h1b. Is this okay… more

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First time H1B cap application and got an RFE - Fragomen told me they are requesting an expert opinion letter that will take at least 3 weeks. How long does it usually for y’all?

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What are your tips and tricks, go-to sites, etc. to stay up to date on the latest HR legal and compliance information?

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Does anyone make employees submit their formal complaints via written/email? I’m tired of these “I want to complain and I want you do something, but don’t tell anyone” requests.

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Hi! Anyone taken SHRM-CP exam recently and have any tips on studying or taking the exam? TIA.

Does anyone have a framework or other resources for scaling up a small workforce in a strategic way?

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Anyone actually keep their PHR active? I got my cert in 2013 and have done nothing since.

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Has anyone had a request to terminate an employee after they returned from a leave of absence? What was your experience like?

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I’m taking the SPHR in less than 2 months and haven’t started studying for it. How difficult is it? I’ve been in HR for 20 years and have experienced ALOT in that time, although there are always employee relations scenarios that surprise me! How much do I really need to study for this? I just can’t seem to motivate myself to do it, I’m so mentally burnt out at the end of the day from a high stress HR job, the last thing I feel like doing is studying HR!

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Stay or go ? I'm at an early stage tech start up and gaining experience in an industry that I like. However, I am getting no formal training or sales coaching. Everything I've done so far (Inc. Targeted marketing and prospecting) has been self taught and I feel like I am lacking professional knowledge if I was to move onto a different company, especially considering that I am not involved in the full sales cycle.

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What is Ropes & Gray doing with its wfh/flexible arrangement when attorneys do go back to offices?

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Are you all utilizing more retention bonuses to try to help control attrition? Trying to get a sense of it’s been a successful tactic for your organization or if you’re doing anything else to reduce regrettable exits.

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Possible to hit or exceed plan and still be put on a PIP?

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Hi all, our company is looking for 2 HRBPs: 1 based in the states and 1 in Canada. Do you have any suggestions for postings other the the regular LinkedIn/ indeed?

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Hi all I have started a new post as a sales manager for a Fibre optics company, I feel I have been thrown in the deep end and asked to swim, it's a small company and want me to head up the sales team for corporate companies, also asked me to put together a marketing strategy

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How do you stay ahead of the curve in your practice? (More in comments)

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I already have the SHRM-SCP. . would it be a value add to go for the SPHR as well?

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Any tips for meeting new clients with events cancelled and social places closed?

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What’s the day in the life of a FMCG in house lawyer look like?

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What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?

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For those in smaller high growth tech companies, where do you turn for resources on org development, engagement, trends, etc.? I’m moving from a large tech org to a a 150 person company. SHRM does not seem relevant at all. Podcasts, social media followings, etc?

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Hi. I'm looking for recommendations for an easy to set up and administer intranet solution that you have used for onboarding.

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Has anyone made the exit to product management either at FAANG or unicorn startup? How were you able to successfully make the leap? Any watch outs or specific pieces of advice? For reference, I am a post-MBA EM looking to make the jump and starting to prep for interviews

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The 3 weeks of pto that do not affect utilization are also for USDC? I took a 6 days recently and my utilization went down…

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Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.

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Do you indent on MBA essays (HSW) or no indent? Any suggestions? Also what about font size, spacing, etc.? Thanks!

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Anyone here in travel/hospitality or know anyone? How are u coping with the situation? My elder bro is a travel agent n he moved with parents when crisis hit and he seems to be feeling depressed now.

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Best use of 50,000 Etihad Guest Miles?

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Is anyone willing to share their hr budget per employee (excluding insurance/Heath benefits).

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First day at Accenture coming up. Should I send a Teams ping out to the MD that interviewed me just to say hi and thank you? I’m an L9 consultant and really want to build a good network. Never had to do it at my old job, and I’m a bit of an introvert. Worried I’ll be a nuisance by reaching out to MDs just to say hi?

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How do you respond to pushy HR people/ recruiters who ask your salary req in the first 5 mins?

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How many hours are considered 100% utilization for S3/S4? Are we based off 40 or 45 now in SaT?

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Need help on monthly and quarterly bonus pay in TCS for AST position , any criteria bench etc? Are these paid in full ?

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Anybody get a GSB interview invite and assigned an interviewer already? Wondering if we have 7 days in which to have the interview or 7 days in which to settle on a date?

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How does Facebook hiring freeze/waitlist work? I've learned that there's a hiring freeze for E4 at Facebook. People who're on the waitlist, how are they selected and when do you think the hiring freeze will be lifted? #facebook #faang #softwareengineering

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I’m studying for the SHRM-CP with the Mometrix (study guides, online course, and flash cards), however I’m super overwhelmed with all of the information. What are some best practices to ensure I grasp all of the concept ? Any advice would be much appreciated!!!

What is the salary for a Senior associate at Alvarez and Marsal's Turnaround and Restructuring practice in the US (currently based in another country, potentially might shift there) If you could please mention the breakdown of base + bonus, since I am aware that bonus ranges can vary a lot TIA!

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When it comes to compensation, do you care more about immediate rewards (e.g., next year's bonus) or your future earning potential?

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Best hotel rewards program and why??

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SAP SCM consultant with 10 yes experience, what should be salary in NYC ?

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Guy on the phone still talking while we are taxiing - you are not that important. Delta bravo. Sheesh

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