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Has anyone gone through the Green Card processing with PwC? The firm requires us to pay back the application fee (which from my understanding could be upto $10,000) if one resigns within two years...

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Did they say “Application Fees” or “Legal Fees” too? Just Application Fees are not that much,

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For us, we need to pay back the legal and government fee. Which by the estimate provided could be as high as $10,000

(Cont) after I-485 is approved. That seems a bit ridiculous to have to give commitment to the firm for 12-14 years. Am I misinterpreting something ?

Yeah. I485 approval is going to take 5-10years. So just get your ducking i140 and leave whenever you have to. You most probably won’t have to repay. And if you are that close to 485, 10k is not a lot of money as I expect you to be making at least Manager salary

It’s not about me not wanting to stay. I am looking forward to at least a couple of good years in consulting but the idea of having to pay $10K sounds a lot.

Not sure why you are bothered about it ! It’s not a new concept. Many firms make people sign that otherwise people take advantage. Like someone said, you won’t get the I 485 approved in few years anyway. If you really stay until that point and then decide to leave, you would have already made enough by then to pay back 10K (first of all they won’t ask most likely).

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