I work in NYC, at will, salaried. My employer requested that I share my diploma and transcripts so that they can share them with immigration officials to help a new hire get a work visa. My employer did not indicate that the request was optional. Can they legally request that? Can they share my... Read more »
The USCIS has gotten extremely obnoxious to employers for H1-b visa applications. The unrighteous restrictions placed upon lawful non-immigrant/immigrant employment visa applicants smothers the U.S. economy due to bigotry and ignorance. They used to allow 200,000 H1b visas in the 1990s, but it...Read more »
Employer didnt find me a project for 5 months. He didnt pay me salary and is asking me to pay for the one month salary paid during the no work period, H1B transfer. He is threatening to collect it from my reference person incase I fail to pay.
Well, this seems like a questionable action, but you appear to have fallen out of status. This appears to be a less than bona fide employer. There is outstanding salary that you are entitled to, but you will have to file a complaint with the Department of Labor.
You don't know! This is going to be my lat talk to you, do not ask me any more, I need 2 thousand dollars to pay the hospital and the anesthesia, if you don't guive to me I'm done with you at this I you not look back, think and like I said , I need the money not good talking, only... Read more »
What you can do, and should do, are two different issues. However, the potential consequences should be discussed at an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney, like myself, who practices family based immigration and handles adjustment interviews at the...Read more »
I received my greencard today in the mail, me and my wife got married 5/2/2018, I had my 1-130 petition filed June 2018, and my visa was approved in March 2021,I got admitted into the state on 3/20/2021 , so today I received my greencard in the mail and it say CR1 and it’s a 2years GC, my... Read more »
The USCIS made a mistake. You may want to call the 800 number to request an ADIT appointment at your local USCIS Field Office, but that can take a while. You may instead prefer to file form I-90 to ask for the correction, and send a copy of the card. However, it is unclear whether the lockbox...Read more »
I have a few small things on my record, and I was just charged with 2nd-degree assault. Although I was younger than 18 for everything on my record, I was tried as an adult for this charge and I am now facing jail time for 10-20 days.
The answer depends upon the 'few small things.' Immigration law mandates removal for multiple crimes involving moral turpitude. If you were tried as an adult, then that may have been a mistake made long ago. It is unclear whether the criminal conviction orders can be re-opened, which is...Read more »
I am international student and currently on F1 Visa. I have substantial degrees Bachelor's, Post Graduate from India have completed my MS Marketing in the U.S and soon will be conferred with MBA in U.S. I have 20 years of work experience with 3.5 years (OPT/CPT - 40 HOURS) within U.S. I am... Read more »
17 year old hopes to find work while her mother is waiting to receive her green card. She has already applied and has been waiting for a while, her daughter wants to get a summer job in the meantime to help support the family. Is the daughter eligible to work if the parent is on a legal sponsored... Read more »
Not this summer. The daughter must be a derivative beneficiary. That is, she must be able to qualify for adjustment of status based upon her mom’s current immigrant visa. This requires an understanding of how the current visa bulletin works.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a...Read more »
The issue is different at this point, but can create complications. Are you living with your wife? Are you having a relationship? If your wife is employed, then the issue is whether you actually qualify to accept benefits. Are you committing fraud by accepting benefits that you are not lawfully...Read more »
I am originally from the Netherlands and reside in the US without legal status. I just found out yesterday my mother is dying and I need to return to the Netherlands. I am already trying to obtain a Laissez- Passer/Emergency Passport from the Netherlands but I was told I also need a certificate of... Read more »
If a lawful permanent resident changes jobs or needs to travel, then they must have evidence of immigrant status for travel, CBP and I-9 purposes, respectively. In general, a lawful permanent resident must have proof of their status should they be subject to inspection. Otherwise, they can be...Read more »
She thinks I’m a bad influence because she made assumptions about me. I haven’t hung out with her daughter in over a year or even gone to their house in two. She thinks that her dad will let me hang out with her but her dad and step mom hate me to.
I received an approved i-130 for unmarried son of US citizen F-1 category and thought i was in the clear.. stopped taking classes fell out of F-1 student status as a result.. when priority date became current, seeking advice I realized my mistake and applied for f-1 student reinstatement as fast as... Read more »
This seems problematic, but more information is needed and quite soon! How long ago have you fallen out of status? Have you engaged in unlawful employment? The change in plans, that is, the desire to immigrate can impact upon your right to reinstate F-1 student visa status. Yet, there may be...Read more »
I have a daughter that is 20 that is my preparer and translator. She is trying to help me get an EAD. I had one but it expired in 2007. I came to the USA legally with a visa in 2002. My EAD was in c09 status. All my documents have expired. My passport/visa. Parole paper, EAD. Also I’m here in... Read more »
More information is needed. If your EAD was based upon c(09) status, then it was due to a pending adjustment of status at that time. However, you never adjusted status. We need more information on what took place around 2007 that prevented you from becoming a lawful permanent resident before...Read more »
If you don’t share your alien number, they can’t access the info. That said, few really know how to access. You must decide whether to stay, then risk detention and removal if the decision is against you!
If not, then it suggests that you were successful in getting relief, so you should...Read more »
i, the sponsor and household member have a combined income to meet the minimum required amount to sponsor a relative but both of us weren't required to file taxes since i started a job late December 2020 with first paycheck in January while the household member started a job in November and... Read more »
More information is needed. However, if you received a fee bill, paid, are 'now' being asked to file the affidavit of support at the National Visa Center, then it is likely that you will need a joint sponsor to complete a second affidavit of support. You ought to seek assistance with a...Read more »
Again, more information is needed. How is he blackmailing you? You can file for divorce where you believe there are reasons, then have the attorney request an order of protection, perhaps. The violation of an order of protection can cause complications. However, it is unclear whether you are taking...Read more »
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