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- H1B status change on SEVP Website?Hi,Recently USCIS sent an invitation email to OPT students to signup for their SEVP portal (https://sevp.ice.gov/opt/#/login). Any of you know whether
- PollGot receipt for H1B?Starting today I have heard that people are starting to get h1b receipt.
- Google Greencard?How does Google's green card process look like? Especially for new grads. Also how do you start the process?
New / EngGoggl
- Why is capital one not sponsoring h1b?I see a ton of openings in locations am interested in but they are not sponsoring h1b!! What is wrong!????
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- Can I own Franchise while on H1b?H1b sucks we all know it and stuck with it pending GC. I am looking to get a franchise and hopefully convert in to investment based GC.
- What to do before moving to Canada?Brief story first, the questions begin after the Canada flag emoji so scroll down. Indian citizen, don’t see the point being on a temporary status th
Apple / EngSelfDeport
- EAD/AP combined approvalSo I hear that if you travel Webb short trip out of the country while application is pending as part of your AOS it will get declined. Anyone with any
- H-1 visa approvals? Not transfers. Anyone got an update about h-1 processing yet? If there is no premium processing anymore, when should we expect to hear back?
- H1b premium processing transfer timeHi, Anyone waiting for h1b transfer approval via premium processing? Lets use this thread to get an understanding of the time taken by USCIS.
Microsoft / EngVar unkown
- Is it a good idea to go for a H1-B transfer now?I am hearing lot of stories of H1-B transfer rejections. So it is advisable to go for it?
- Changing job while processing green cardPeople, Anybody that has changed jobs (function, title, Manager to IC), while processing Green Card? Any useful tips? Based on immigration lawyer f
- Are there too many rejections for the H1b transfers?Is it true that the no of rejected cases for the H1b transfers increased recently?
- Leaving company while waiting for H1I’ve applied for H1b this year. However, owing to personal reason I’d have to go back to India as soon as possible (permanently) My H1b is applied as
- On OPT H1 applied. When can I switch ? I am on OPT extension and applied for H1 this year. When can I transfer to a new company ?
- Is it okay to join the new company before H1B transfer approval? Hi, I am joining a new company as a Senior Software Developer. They are applying for my H1B via premium processing. I really love the new company and
- Renting own house while on H1BHas anyone consulted with immigration lawyers before renting one’s house/condo while on H1B? Even though the laws don’t forbid it outright, they don’
- 2 weeks gap between switching jobs on H1BI'm switching jobs and want to take a 2 week break between the two. Is this possible on an H1B?
Google / Engkeras
- EB-1 greencard category in relevance or research teamDoes anyone in relevance or research team have written a few publications, tech talks and have an approved green card through the EB-1 category. Do me
- H1 to F1 conversion through consulate approvalI am going to be out of status in some time. I want to move to F1 visa after traveling to home country. What are the possible problems that I can fac
- I140 Green Card question Have i140 approved from previous company. Perm process not started yet in current company. Can I move to a new company without affecting my priority d
- Separate L1, L2 visa appointmentIf I and my wife arrange 2 separate visa appointments (few weeks apart) with the embassy, would it be problem? Wonder if embassy will question us why
- Suggestion on VisaFriend of mine is working at tech company and he has 5+ plus years of experience and currently working as senior data analyst in India. But he want t
- Any recent experiences withH1-B stamping from a Canada ?I am looking at the option of getting stamping done in Canada. The wait time in Delhi just is too long. Would like to know the experience and any ques
- Any idea on the H1B approval, denial & RFE rates at with EY, Deloitte, PwC and Accenture ? Any idea on the H1B approval, denial & RFE rates at with EY, Deloitte, PwC and Accenture ?
- Has anyone here travelled outside USA on f1-Opt while H1 is filed?I hear mixed opinions. People tell that travel(i94) info needs to be updated by my lawyer separately. My lawyer however says that I can travel on my c
- How long is the L2 processing timeHi, I am asking for my wife. After L1 got approved, how long does it take for L2 to be approved from the interview time? Can i take back my passport
- H1 visa validity/legal status between job transfersHello. I am planning to take 7-10days off before I join my new employer. Will this immediately put me out of H1 status and count as illegal presence?
- Lottery donehttps://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-completes-h-1b-cap-random-selection-process-fy-2019 Fingers crossed 🤞🏻
Amazon / Eng&/$!,’do!.
- Green card marriage between Indian man and American womanAssuming we could meet, get along well, and create the illusion of “dating” for however long would be necessary to make our relationship look legitima
- Why greencard backlog employees from FAANG companies dont participate in any advocacy?I have been member of Immigration voice from last 6 months and I noticed that there are not many FAANG employees. Most of the members are from Wipro,
ASCAP / EngMDEU16
- I-140 applicationFew days backs recieve approval notice from my immigration team regarding LCAapproval and they asked me send few information for I -140.The documents
- How long to get Advanced Parole?What is the average duration from filing to receiving the Advanced Parole? Is it possible to get the AP before getting the EAD? #greencard
- H1-B Lottery Result?Has anyone heard about their H1-B lottery results already? When do you think it will start rolling in?
- Why Green card process is taking so long for certain nationalityHi, The green card process takes years, and is composed of 3 steps (for employment based green card): PERM, I-140 and AOS. I am wondering which step
- H1b Transfer rejected before movingI am still with company A and if my transfer to company B gets rejected, what would the company B do at that point? Redact the offer or refile the h1
- L2 or F1 visaI am preparing to reallocate to Amazon US. My wife at the same time got admission to Ph.D program. So she can apply either L2 or F1 visa. I’ve checked
Microsoft / EngXoQA40
- How difficult is it to get an O1 visa? In the current scenario, have the O1 visas been affected too? How tough is it now? Profile - undergrad engineer - founded a company as CEO, raised in
- H1B petition filed but want to switch companies. Options?So company has filed for H1B but I got an offer recently and would like to move. Since premium processing has been stopped for new petitions, how soon
Amazon / Engyuyuyuy
- H1 B transfer and extension Hi Community! My current H1B is expiring in July 2018 (started in October 2016). My current employer is filing for an extension. However, I'm plannin
- H1b visa stamping in China for non-Chinese I am Indian citizen traveling to China on a business trip soon. My H1b visa has expired now and will need to go through stamping process outside of US
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- I140 premium processingMy company has iniated green card processing and got my perm LCA approved today.For I140 am planning to do premium processing considering on planning
- Masters in CS for non CS background?Asking for a friend. Has bachelors and masters in non engineering field, then through 2 years of boot camps and self study got SWE job at a top tech c
Facebook / EngComp$$
- Getting paid for ads/promotions/affiliates from your employerBeing on h1 visa makes you tied to your employer and forbids getting any revenue streams beside your paycheck. So say a person works for Google and al
- H1b transitionI am expecting an offer from a company but cisco has already filed h1b lottery for this year. If selected will the h1b transferred? Or should i ask th
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