What is with this third party immigration firm Fragomen taking an average of 4 to 7 weeks just for filing H1 transfer when other immigration lawyers are getting it done for 2 weeks or less!

Am at a stage where my offer was received almost a month back from a prospective employer and Fragomen is taking its own sweet time for 4+ weeks now since I submitted all the info & docs!

This makes me rethink the HR wordings that our immigration is the best when they appear to be the slowest snail of all!

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I got my greencard through Fragomen (and L1B with extensions before that), and yes, they are slow and frustrating to work with, but at the end of the day, they do seem to know what they are doing.

It’s nearly impossible to get a status update from your lawyer, but if you build a good relationship with the assistant/coordinator, that can help to at least get your questions answered.

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Wait till you start GC with them. Takes it forever. Most lawyers at Fragomen count their words while replying to your emails. Rude when you ask questions. Not a great law firm to work with.

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Ask your attorney instead of getting on here thinking all fragomen offices are the same. Cases initiated have the be confirmed by the Petitioner aka your employer.

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Thanks for your feedback Verizon, as mentioned above, our teams have set SLAs that are generally met, however if your employer is not timely submitting documents required to file, we can’t file an application….

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No other law firms are doing it in 2 weeks unless you are paying 10k for a case marked up.You want it done faster pay out of pocket the expedite legal fees and pay for your premium processing fees. It will get down in 10 days.

Even with expedite fees and similar"fast tracks", at the end of the day, we are all subject to workloads and delays at the reviewing authority-I've seen this in multiple jurisdictions; don't forget no matter what, this process is always slower than what the employee and/or employer would like; unfortunately, USCIS is not a well oiled machine and processing expectations should be managed with a pinch of patience.

Even with expedite fees and similar"fast tracks", at the end of the day, we are all subject to workloads and delays at the reviewing authority-I've seen this in multiple jurisdictions; don't forget no matter what, this process is always slower than what the employee and/or employer would like; unfortunately, USCIS is not a well oiled machine and processing expectations should be managed with a pinch of patience.

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