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Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2015, 4:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Salary in Denver CO

ha, well we currently pay $3k pm for a 1 bed, and that's considered a bargain for the space we have, so that sounds pretty good to me.
Forum: USA
Jul 13th 2015, 9:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,039
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Opening US bank account from UK

Not true. I had a bank account with Chase setup for me before I moved here or had an SSN. My company helped in some way...I'll try and lookup the exact details. I remember it being something to do...
Forum: USA
Jul 13th 2015, 9:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By pejpm1

Salary in Denver CO

I'm considering a move to Denver. I've never been before, but a company have approached with an interesting job opportunity which I'm going to explore.

I don't really know the layout of the city...
Jun 1st 2015, 5:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By pejpm1

Got my GC!

I finally got my Greencard!

April 2008 - moved to NYC on L1B.
Jan 2011 - switched to H1B
July 2012 - started PERM process.
May 2015 - got the GC!

Cant remember the exact dates when PERM was...
May 8th 2015, 6:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,537
Posted By pejpm1

I think my GC is on the way!

So I started a thread just last week, as I'd received my EAD in the mail and had a couple of questions. I mentioned that the TSC timeline looked like they working with a 6 month delay for i485...
Apr 30th 2015, 5:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By pejpm1

Re: EAD Question

yeah, just heard from HR today. Our lawyer (Fragomen) advised that we should renew H1B regardless of the EAD.
Apr 27th 2015, 9:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By pejpm1

Re: EAD Question

OK, that's what I thought, but then I read something to do with only being able to change employer if the i485 decision had been outstanding for at least 180 days, which I was confused about. Not...
Apr 27th 2015, 2:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By pejpm1

Re: EAD Question

ok, cool, that's what I suspected. Still, it was a nice surprise to see some progress! Finally starting to feel like I'm on the home stretch!
Apr 26th 2015, 11:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By pejpm1

EAD Question

I just got my EAD card in the mail. It's the combination EAD and advanced parole card (i.e it says 'serves as i512 advance parole'). My i485 adjustment of status was received in February, and I did...
Dec 10th 2014, 7:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By pejpm1

Re: i485 question

ha, so I guess my research was right. Very much a question of 'how long is a piece of string'! oh well, at least I'm a lot closer than I was! About a year ago, EB3 was years out!
Dec 10th 2014, 6:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By pejpm1

i485 question

The Jan 2015 visa bulletin just came out, and my priority date is now current (or whatever the technical term is)! :lol:

I already have the approved i140 and PERM stuff, so now they need to file...
Dec 18th 2013, 9:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By pejpm1

Re: EB3 Priority Date

thanks for the info, will read tonight.

yeah, that was what i initially thought. pleased to see that *potentially* it might be sooner than expected.
Dec 18th 2013, 7:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By pejpm1

Re: EB3 Priority Date

hmm, makes sense. So I just need to hope that I become current before the dates get pushed back again.
Dec 18th 2013, 5:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By pejpm1

EB3 Priority Date

This has moved up massively in recent months. My date is March 2013, so until recently I was looking at a potential 5-7 year wait (I'm on an H1b, no degree, have been in the US since 2008, wish I'd...
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2011, 8:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Apartment Searching - NY

damn,..i didnt look at the date and thought this was a new thread! I'm trying to get someone to take over the lease on my place...decent size 1 bed in Chelsea, $2800 a month, and I thought you could...
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2011, 1:46 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,810
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Is it worth giving up 25 or more days paid holiday in the UK?

I get 20 days standard (in fact, 21 this year due to new years day falling on a saturday, but they didnt want to 'recognise' it on the monday so they gave us and extra day off), plus 5 sick days, and...
Jan 19th 2011, 8:31 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By pejpm1

Re: L1-B to L1-A transfer

OK. I was told the complete opposite by my firms immigration lawyers. Perhaps I misunderstood.

Good luck.
Jan 19th 2011, 6:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By pejpm1

Re: L1-B to L1-A transfer

I could be wrong..but I thought that to get the L1A you had to have been management level in your 'home' office as well? i.e. your promotion here wouldnt make a difference to your eligibility. I'm...
Nov 18th 2010, 3:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Job offer, in process of getting H1B visa...

I would differentiate between 'education' and 'experience' i.e. work experience. I was not aware that they could use A-Level study as part of the 12 year quota and I havent seen it mentioned here...
Nov 18th 2010, 2:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By pejpm1

Re: DS-160 Embassy/Consulate Location

found the answer finally so thought I'd post just incase anyone finds themselves in a similar situation. DS-160's are portable. Even though I filled mine in stating Montreal as my intended location,...
Nov 17th 2010, 10:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By pejpm1

Re: Job offer, in process of getting H1B visa...

I believe you may think slightly incorrectly too.

I just got approved for an H1B with 10 years experience (I'm 28, started work when I was 18) and no degree. I've been with my current firm for 6.5...
Nov 17th 2010, 8:59 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By pejpm1

DS-160 Embassy/Consulate Location

I need to go up to Canada to get my H1B..I'm currently on an L1B. I filled in the online DS-160 form and specified Montreal as the consulate location that I would visit, as I had to have that filled...
Oct 26th 2010, 7:25 pm
Oct 25th 2010, 6:47 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 9,338
Posted By pejpm1

Re: I LOVE NYC!!! O-1 Visa application?

"I'll also mention that you probably liked pejpm1's post, only because it fit into your pre-conceived notion of what you wanted to hear."

:confused:
Oct 25th 2010, 6:24 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,930
Posted By pejpm1

Re: H1-B v L1-B

recently. got the approval notice today.
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