Hi Folks - I wanted to understand..how is H1B 6 years duration counted? Is it strictly by the dates on the petition? In my petitions for example, first one was valid starting Oct 2017 and then I got an extension in 2020 till Feb 2023.. so that just equates to about 5 years and 4 months. So is my H1B only till Feb 2023 or it can extended to allow for the remaining period?
Starting my own practice doing federal agency work. Think SEC, FINRA immigration etc. What do you do about the practice of law issue if Hearing is in Texas but you're barred in NY. I know plenty of lawyers who do it just wondering how.
Qq - I recently noticed that I am missing an old (not current) i-797 approval notice. I have the scanned (soft) copy but not the original notice. Do we need older notices for any future filings (e.g. green card, AOS filing, naturalization etc.)? Wondering if I should order a copy or not needed.
Is it safe to go for visa extension (dropbox appointment) at US consulate in Mumbai given we have all the necessary documents including NIE letter from employer?
My current firm is filing for H1B extension (and LCA) but at the same time, I am also interviewing and may potentially leave soon and my h1b will need to be transferred. Would this cause any issues?
Can I still continue to work for my current company A after another company B has applied for h1b transfer and it's already approved? Background- I received a very good counter offer after resigning from my current firm, and wondering if I can stay. Or is it mandatory to join the other firm once h1b transfer is approved.
Expecting my first child in a couple months. Parents in India have been dying to come to the US but unable to due to the visa restrictions. Anyone know of any exceptions to the visa restrictions that may apply or any other workaround? (Besides staying in 3rd country for 14days) I am above 21, married, US citizen. Parents gave up their green cards and are on tourist visa 😔
Thoughts on the house reconciliation bill? Especially the immigration texts.. do you guys think it would pass?
Why won’t more employers offer the opportunity for international students to join them? I just convinced my startup to sponsor me and I’ve been leading the process. All I had to do was register us on E-verify (FREE), and hired a law firm to help us with the H1B which will cost $7K. I still have two years of stem OPT on top of that. I thought the process was way more complicated. Not sure why some firms say they don’t accept international students when the process is so straight forward.
Does Graduation must to apply for work visa in any country? Or someone can apply if he has completed normal Institute course that is not affiliated with any university. Pls suggest.
L1B to L1A then EBC1 - possible? I’m currently on a L1B at Accenture, based in US which will expire soon and getting extended. Accenture hasn’t been super helpful with my immigration inquires. I’m up for manager and debating if I should do the L1B to L1A transfer or just wait it out until my L1B expires. Do I not qualify for EBC1 since I got my L1A in the country and not prior to transferring with that 1 year managerial experience abroad?
Does anyone know how people who already filed their AOS (i-485) will be affected by this? I'm vaccinated but my AOS was filed in March along with medical examination and I'm concerned this will delay the process even more :( Will we get RFEs after October 1st? https://www.natlawreview.com/article/cdc-issues-new-covid-19-vaccination-requirements-green-card-applicants
Has anyone been denied H1B after receiving a RFE? I just received one and uscis basically wants to know how my job is related to my education.
Got selected in H1B lottery and thinking of changing firms. Will doing so before approval invalidate my H1B application?
Anyone keeping up with the immigration developments via the reconciliation bill? Seems hopeful. Thoughts?
Life of non-immigrants depend on the Visa they hold and it’s so sad these companies don’t have a team where we can speak to someone immediately in case of a visa emergency situation . In EY you need to submit a form and wait for days together to get a reply from a human. Mean time you would have gone through 5 anxiety attacks.
Why can’t they make the Lifetime Platinum status as the Lifetime Platinum PREMIER ELITE status with Lifetime Ambassador support, instead of the regular lifetime platinum?!
My H1B visa transfer with EY has been approved. We have received the e-approval. Can I now resign or give notice at my current firm? The guidance apparently is to wait for physical copy of the approval before officially resigning. But that date is uncertain and I’m afraid I could get the physical copy a day before my start date or a week after that. I’d like to give my firm around two weeks notice and I am scheduled to start on 27th Sept. Thoughts? As usual, radio silence from my EY recruiter.
My off-cycle promotion was announced today as it was getting deferred from last 2 year-end cycles. I was happy with the news and then I was told 3% raise. I am totally shocked and feel rather insulted at the number. Reason- I was already at upper range in the current title! (I know not too much context here) How should I talk to my manager? How much to express? Am I over reacting.
Folks, I have received an offer from TCS. But unfortunately due to offered less compensation & low designation as IT analyst, I did not join there. I informed same thing to HR before 15 days of my joining. Will TCS black list me for future openings ??? Yoe - 6.5 years Skills - oracle cloud
Please explain to me like i am 5yo... backdoor roth. 1) I have an old 401k that i rolled over to a traditional IRA 5 years ago. I have not contributed anything to the traditional IRA since i left that company in 2013. 2) i have a roth IRA that i opened 2 years ago. 2021 is the first year that i will hit income limits. 3) I have an HSA and company sponsored 401k that i contribute the max to (part roth, part trad) Traditional IRA = $52k Roth IRA =$13k 401k= $250k HSA=$3k What do i do for 2021?
Us open grounds passes for sale. Two for Friday for $80 each, two for Saturday for $115 each. Flight to NYC was cancelled this morning :-(.
Regional model - do they actually hold you to that during staffing? My project team seems to be from all over but didn’t know if this was unique.
What's your salary account?
If I’m starting on a 100% travel engagement and my parents live an hour away from my home office & they’ve been begging me to move on back home, is it worth keeping an empty in my home city?
CD salary in Miami?
If the big4 has an up or out model, do a lot of senior managers get laid off? Not everyone can be a partner/principle. How long can someone be a partner/principle for?
Should I get a job offer before applying to day 1 CPT or apply for the visa first and then start looking for jobs?
People that’ve switched from Big 4 to industry or vice versa, could you share the reason for your switch, and if you regret the move? And which level were you when you made the change?
Clients spent 20 minutes during the middle of a meeting to shit on BCG for getting them laid off from their previous jobs. How's it feel to be the Bobs?
I'm being offered a role of Senior Lead Consultant in FIS Global. I want to know what is the hierarchy that is followed in FIS and what is my level in that hierarchy? Also, what will be the best compensation for this position? I have 5 Years of experience. #FIS #hierarchy #information #help
If I use gift cards in booking flights or hotels, can I expense the total amount including that is paid by gift cards?
How much can MBB Partners make in a year? What is the differential with a PwC or Deloitte Partner?
Please someone from Standard Chartered GBS tell m what is Band 7 and salary range I need to be prepared for salary discussion
***Oct 2021 Visa Bulletin Question*** Although the final action date for EB2 India is still stuck at Dec 2011, the date of filing chart has moved forward to Jul 2012. Question - My PD is May 2012. Will I be able to file my AOS based on the Date of Filing anytime soon? Please advise.
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