Has anyone recently gotten their H1B visa stamped in the Toronto consulate? How long did it take for them to return your passport?
Hi folks, given difficulty in getting visa stamping done in India at the moment, any thoughts on getting it stamped in Canada? Any risks I should be aware of? (I have always gotten my stamping done in India in the past) Thank you.
Help & suggestions please. I don’t have parents and recently had a kid. I am having trouble in recovery and my daughter is a preemie. I am going back to work in December but can’t send kid to daycare due to health. My aunt who raised me wants to visit and help me out , see places too. With the travel ban going away , can she get a visitor visa so that I have someone reliable in the house along with the new nanny. Are visitor visas possible to get now ? MIL is another option but she is aged.
Posting for my cousin - Deloitte 🐠 can anyone share their timeline from offer to h1b transfer? She is looking to take 2 weeks between job but not sure if it’s an issue. TIA!
Flash Flash ... Senate passed the bill S386 today to lift country caps on emplyment based immigration Green Cards! 🎉🎉 https://mobile.twitter.com/immivoice?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Donations are extremely critical please donate:
There’s a company that I really want to work for in the future, is it possible to convince them I apply for my green card now and then join them once the EAD card comes in post-GC approval?
Hey folks, Has anyone transferred their H1B to another employer? How did it go, eg did you need to stop working / leave the country/ anything else? How long does it take? Anyone with a Green card in process - has it affected you in any way? Thanks!
Immigration 🐠 - If I have an I140, how difficult is it to get an F1 visa to pursue an MBA? After the MBA, should I go through the H1B lottery process again? What happens to my spot in the GC queue?
Im on an H1B at Deloitte. I want to move to the Dubai and have been getting some traction with two different consulting firms. I’ve used less than one year of my first H1B. If at some point in the future I want to move back to the US will that count as a new petition or the sponsoring company with which I’ll get a job can file a transfer petition and get me started?
Senate parliamentarian rules against including immigration reform in $3.5 trillion economic bill https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/19/politics/immigration-senate-parliamentarian-budget-reconciliation/index.html
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.
Curious if there’s any international students/professionals on here who has tried to go the entrepreneurial route? How did you manage immigration issues and investors’ adversity against legal risks? Would appreciate chat in the DM as well if people don’t feel comfortable talking about their legal status here. Thank you for your help!
Anyone here who started their consulting careers later in life? Always seeing posts about how young people make it to P... wondering about the other stories. I started as a C at 29 (yes, unfortunately, I fall into the bucket of exp hire hired at a lower level...), made M at 33. Doing well but also feeling like I’m already too old to aim to be a P. Hoping for some perspectives.
My H1B expires in 8 months and my company has not filed my GC. Can i start processing my H4 and EAD based on my spouses i140 right away or do i need to wait till Dec to start my H4 application.
Is Accenture h1b dependent ?
My stem OPT ends 2022 but I will be transitioning to H1b this October. My firm requires I complete the last page of the I-983 form but I am not sure what date range to put since I still have 12 months on the stem opt. Does any one know if I should put the range to end September 31st or next year when the stem opt actually expires?
In a predicament folks .. my new employer hired me into a full time role into the US but the immigration team has only done a TN for 10 months due to some administrative mistakes and now the paper work is done. I am working to see how i get this addressed as I cannot even sigh a lease for a 1 year place or lease a car if my status is under 1 year. I am confident they will renew me but it puts me in a jam. Any advice on this? Has anyone seen this?
Anyone recently moved to Amazon? The process seems to be very slow! Please comment the timeline of immigration and offer letter release! TIA
What is the acceptable time frame to follow up with someone who is tardy for a zoom call? What’s the allowed grace period? Five minutes? Ten minutes?
Looking for moderately priced hotels in Paris - trying to chose between Moxy Bastille and Courtyard Gare De Lyon. Any thoughts on which is better? Want to do touristy things.
What's everyone's thoughts on job hopping? How frequent is too frequent? Are there any benefits to frequent hopping?
Are there any Israeli fishes here that can share their perspective on how unionizing has affected the Big 4 in Israel? Currently this may be the only country where big 4 accountants have union membership & collective bargaining agreements, so I'm curious what the motivations were and whether you feel it's been worth it https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-ey-first-israeli-accounting-firm-to-sign-collective-labor-agreement-1001195205
Thinking about getting a disability policy outside work. Is it worthwhile to purchase the option to increase my benefit by the changes in CPI?
HILTON just sent out an email saying they’d adjust the points required for elite status qualifications once the situation is assessed by the team. And reservations can be changed without any fees CONT
Anybody else food cheat on their partners while wfh? I just had a nice bowl of ramen from my favorite place, delivered discreetly by Uber Eats. I cheated because I just wanted to eat what I feel without discussing it (used to be everyday lunch in good old days). I hope my partner doesn’t suggest takeout for dinner. :)
Does Chartis have alt travel? I know they have a different travel schedule than big 4, so wondered how that works
Can’t decide between Cornell’s Metro vs. Americas EMBA program. They both seem to be great and offer an Cornell MBA upon graduation. Americas costs about 155k while the Metro NY costs 205k. Both programs are 60 credits in different formats. I can’t seem to understand the difference in price. I like the Americas program because of its flexibility (can attend from selected cities across the US so I would not be stuck in NY). I like the Metro NY for the in-person classroom environment.
Morning All! Any advice for how to get a job at Barkbox—what they’re looking for or a contact to reach out to? Ive applied a few times in the past but never even get to the interview stage. They’re hiring again, figured I would ask some advice. Thanks!
Hi, any inside of a typical salary for a team leader of midsized quant teams -around 30 people?
Hey fish fam, need an expectations level set. Ambassador status, staying at a St Regis for honeymoon. Concierge emailed to ask the occasion ahead of time, and we mentioned again at valet, check in, and breakfast - haven’t gotten anything other than “congrats.” No upgrade. No information at check in re: amenities or “rituals” (e.g., 3 days in found out that there is a daily bloody Mary tasting - would’ve been nice to know). Am I overreacting to have hoped for something, anything celebratory?
Any tips for MBB case interview via Webcam?
I’m on a project with another consulting firm. They lead the PMO workstream and my firm handles the functional/tech implementation. (Cont)
Has anyone interviewed at AWS for DevOps Consultant or Solution Architect role? Would you mind sharing your experience?
On H1B with approved I140 - Have 2 offers in hand - Publicis Sapient & Avionos. What would you suggest in case you are familiar with both of these companies?
Are you at a disadvantage recruiting for PE as a second or third year MBB out of undergrad as opposed to first year? Or do PE firms value the diligence experience more?
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