Wow! H1B + 140 = I can stay in the US until I get mu green card

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Aug 29 30 Comments

So excited! So motivative! Let’s not be too optimistic, 15 years to GC. I will be 43. After I get my gc, I will move to a low cost area and open an Indian restraunt. Getting closer to my American dream!!!


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    • Facebook focobeak
      Maybe OP is Chinese who’s into Indian food.
      Aug 29
  • Microsoft / Product

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    Bain & Company
    I heard India is a low cost area with a good market for Indian restaurants.
    Aug 29 0
    Ram Mandir


    Ram Mandirmore
    15 years? Did you mean 150 years?
    Aug 29 4
  • You may get an RFE during next extension and can be denied. Life is full of surprises. So, calm down
    Aug 29 0
  • Oracle dksknx
    Dude it’s 30 years +. It’s been 15 years since I’m here and still on h1b.
    Aug 29 12
    • Oracle larry_off
      Yeah, my SO is American citizen, although I must clearly say, I am not going to try that way.
      Aug 30
    • Oracle dksknx
      Why not? You should definitely try that way, you will get in a couple of years
      Aug 30
    • Oracle larry_off
      I would like to think about that way of getting a green card when I am married. We aren’t married yet. But I would like to make my own chances and be independent rather than depending on marriage. Which is why I am not thinking about going that route.

      But seriously, they should do something about GCs for those who are genuinely meritorious and are contributing for economy here in US. H-1B visa holders from India are paying taxes equally as anyone else but are living in uncertainty. The whole visa abuse is another discussion. They should do something about that as well.
      Aug 30
    • Google / Eng immgrnt
      @larry_off: the system is stacked against you just because you were born in a wrong country. If you think this matters work to get the law fixed. There are many forces that want to retain status quo in the garb of diversity on an employment Visa.

      According to today's law, your taxes are utterly irrelevant.
      Aug 30
    • Oracle larry_off
      Yeah, that’s true. Well can’t do anything about it
      Aug 30
  • Facebook / Eng Vegan
    Given you said 15 years, I assume that you are in EB2 queue. There are 300K people in queue and 2K are getting green card each year. Now do your math. :)

    If you are so confident of your restaurant business. You should start that early, invest and get EB5.
    Aug 30 2
  • Oracle dksknx
    Also, you work in amazon so pip risk is very high as you get older
    Aug 30 0
  • Credit Karma LCboy
    Don't disappoint OP by telling him truth.
    Enjoy temporary happiness OP 😀
    Aug 29 1
    • Google / Eng immgrnt
      Aug 30
  • Ness Technologies __|__
    You can still open restaurant and appoint your brother in law as the manager now than waiting for 30yrs
    Aug 29 0
  • Broadcom Ltd. tooktook
    Why it is called American Dream.... because dream rarely becomes reality 😂😂😂
    Aug 29 0
  • Broadcom Ltd. tooktook
    Aug 29 0