anyone currently working at GT right now on an H1B visa? Would love to get your advice on a few things.
Any tips on how to meet a minimum CC spend for points bonus? Don’t think I’ll naturally hit it for my AMEX and don’t want to lose out on the points
My mother is here on a B2 and her 6 months ends in July. My dad passed away last year due to covid so I don't want to send her back to stay alone. I have been hearing that it can be extended by filing i539. I wanted some insights on this.
Has anyone done it?
What are valid reasons for requesting extensions?
Can this option be exercised every year or is it risky?
Can it impact her future visits and future visa applications if she spends a lot of time here?
Any insight is appreciated.
Fellow 🐠, recently laid off while on H1B. Married my partner who is a US Citizen. As I understand it, I have a 60 day grace period from date of termination to apply for new jobs and begin visa transfer through employer. However, going to begin AoS for marriage based GC. Do I still have to worry about the 60 day grace period? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Hello has anyone switched jobs while your h1b is pending? Want to know if that is possible, and if so how was that process like?
For Indian citizen who wish to travel with their spouses or kids who are US citizens, do not have OCI’s and wishing to stay more than 30 days in India. I dropped by Indian consultant in DC and received 1 year multiple entry visa (x-visa) for my kids. I didn’t have to provide any reason for emergency other than saying we wished to stay longer than 30 days to spend time with family. No questions asked, provided the money order and applications and recieved the visa in 30 min CONTD...
Interesting article on Chase Sapphire Reserve http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-09-22/how-chase-made-the-perfect-high-for-credit-card-junkies
Canadian citizen here. My h1b got picked in 2022 filing. Do I need to go to USA embassy for stamping?
Are RFE responses automatically processed in premium processing if the original H1B petition was filled with the pp option?
Just to give some positive vibes. H1B transfer to Deloitte approved. Filed on sep 10, received RFE on Sep 21st. RFE response filed on 19th Oct. Approved on 23rd Oct.
Good luck to everyone :-)
Any suggestions how to approach company about green card sponsorship? Been with company for 3 years (started out of college and used opt time with them), on H1B currently (have 1,5 years on h1b left.
If I travel to Mexico for vacation from the US, can I get back to the state without a US visa?
Luck is when you are re-locating to a different city and begin clearing your desk out to find a prepaid visa recognition card that hasn't been activated yet! #gettingdrunk!
What is the difference between an Interview waiver vs Dropbox?? Need to go for a Visa stamping for my H1B extension.
When I checked in last week to the Westin I put down my own personal card instead of the Amex for the room security thing... why do I see a charge for the entire amount of it on my statement?
I currently have a valid H1B approval / stamp with employer A. I have an approved I-797 form from employer B with a start date in June. I am planning to travel internationally in between. Can I do that without any complications? Which company’s I-797 do I need to show the USCIS officers? Will they know about my job change?
Hi All. I’m trying to get a US travel visa for in-laws. Have submitted DS160 and paid fees. But not able to get any appointments in Chennai location. Any workaround? The website doesn’t allow me to select another location.
Applied for Visa transfer through premium process. It’s been 6 days and status says “Case has been received and receipt notice was emailed”. When can I expect a reply?
Hooked up with a coworker and now he's being rude/cold to me. Do I call him out? Also can't figure out if it's real or a front he's putting on so keep it on the DL...
Tax experts- what qualifies as a hardship withdrawal from your 401k? I got a over a 100k saved in my 401k but maxed out on credit due to student loans and a family situation.
Can't fall asleep!
Just so we're clear. If you expect to become wealthy from this business, you have to own the place. If you don't then you will always be paycheck to paycheck. So, what's the point?
What roles from the firm correspond to those in industry? Is there a mapping between say AP -> VP, Partner -> C-lvl/EVP, etc? How does it work for Assoc/EM, etc.
What’s the opinion on CBD oil ? Good, bad and ugly ? Seriously considering it to combat consulting stress.
to 🐠 with severe anxiety/prone to panic attacks: i need guidance on how to help my loved ones manage through their anxiety. their anxiety is usually triggered by health related situations so COVID-19 has been especially difficult for them. scenarios of them getting triggered include when they’re running, they sometimes get bouts of coughs so then they panic, thinking they can’t breathe. or they accidentally touch harsh chemicals and think they injected toxins. how can i help and be supportive?
Any other biracial people in here? I was raised in a bubble of white privilege, now married to a Black man. I didn’t have to truly face race until moving to the South for college in 2011. My mom is a “colorblind” Trump supporter. I read, listen to podcasts, listen to people, but my husband still gets frustrated at what I don’t know because I didn’t have the same experiences. Ever feel a little alone?
Do all senior consultants come into TAS at the same level, i.e would someone with 2 years of audit experience be as close to manager promotion as someone who came in with 3 years of audit experience? Trying to get a gauge for the promotion structure
Did any of you forgo a wedding because of the cost? Would love to hear your thoughts looking back. Have been getting quotes this week and I can’t imagine spending so much on one day. Currently saving up for a house and would have to dip into those funds, and don’t want family to chip in
EY GDS Risk Management Services is hiring for a number of open positions. Candidate should be post graduate with good acadmic records and should have good knowledge of MS Office.
Location: Gurgaon, Kochi
Let me know if someone needs to be referred.
Does LEK do implementation in addition to strategy? Trying to understand quality and value relative to Big 4 and MBB (or are they in the middle as many think). Trying to hire a firm for op model work and wanted to get a sense from folks who have worked with them
For those who have worked at companies with Employee Stock Plans, has there ever been a time when you wanted to leave but felt stuck because the stock was doing poorly and you had a lot of money locked into it? I’m feeling like I have to stay until it rebounds or else that’s thousands of dollars lost.
Im not great at finance so I might be thinking about this all wrong.
Do we have firm initiatives in PWC AC? 😅
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