I filed my N-400 in June, 2016, had my interview on 2/16, passed the exams. The officer said he had to review my file and couldn't make a decision today. He said that there was no telling on how long it would take him to make a decision. They started using a new software today, and he had some... Read more »
Hello! USCIS officers can be mysterious for various reasons - they may be new, they may need supervisor approval, or they may genuinely need more time to review the file if they weren't able to do so in detail beforehand. Whatever the case, if they haven't asked you for anything specific and there...Read more »
Hello! Your I-140 approval doesn't actually confer any lawful status on you. Unless/until you file your I-485 application, which will put you in a period of authorized stay, you still need to maintain some type of nonimmigrant status (such as F-1) in order to stay legally in the US. You won't be...Read more »
It won't hurt to file your I-765 application for employment authorization now, in case your I-485 process gets delayed for some reason. You might consider also filing an I-131 application (for advance parole, ie emergency travel). Both of these applications would be approved via one Employment...Read more »
Hi,I have a H1 visa stamped from company A now.However company B is willing to apply a cap exempt petition in premium processing and once its approved send me for consulate visa interview/stamping. This may be within 2 months of visa stamping of Company A. Is there any risk of visa of company B not... Read more »
Even if Company B's petition is denied, this will not result in automatic revocation of your visa through Company A. If Company A keeps your approval active and keeps a job available for you under the terms of the approved petition, you can still come to work for Company A during the validity of...Read more »
Unfortunately your aunt can't sponsor you directly, nor at 26 can you be a derivative beneficiary if she sponsors your mother. If your mother becomes a legal permanent resident, your mother can sponsor you, as long as you are unmarried. If your mother becomes a US citizen later, then she can...Read more »
Your dependents do not need to get another H4 visa stamped if each already has one that is valid at the time they will be reentering. The H4 is not tied to the specific employer of the H-1B holder.
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