2 year green card expired 2/18. I-751 recieved 11/20/18. I-797C notice 8/18/18 extends green card 18 months. We would like to travel to Thailand in January to visit family. Will she be allowed reentry to US with old green card and this document. Is there anything else we can do?
never worked on H1B pursuant to H1B approval notice.
My H1B petition was approved on 12/6/17 as COS and at that time I was out of job. I filed for H4 and received receipt dated 1/19/2108. Now on 7/27 I interviewed and was offered a full time role at a global bank. Can there be any possible... Read more »
This is a gray area. The immigration team is correct that if you never "activated" your H-1B by working for your H-1B employer for even one day, then it is questionable whether you ever technically held the H-1B status and were counted against the cap.
I am about to become U.S. citizen and I would like to file a relative petition for my father who entered legally with VISA in U.S in 1998 and stayed unlawfully present for 1 year until he went back to Brazil. But In 2000 at the airport he was DENIED ENTRY and turned back to Brazil. One year later... Read more »
Yes, you can still file for him. As an "immediate relative," his past immigration violations are essentially forgiven under the law.
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