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Yesterday, 1:59 am
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Posted By destone

I-140 and I-485 pending for 6 months

Hello All!

If both the I-140 and I-485 are pending for 6 months (but neither are approved yet), can I take advantage of the job portability principle?

Or, does that strictly applies if the...
Jun 29th 2020, 10:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By destone

Question I-140 Premium Processing Fee Will Be Refunded

Hello All,

My employer submitted I-140 on my behalf in May. Earlier this month, Premium Processing has been applied.

The 15-day period ended last week, but USCIS hasn't processed anything....
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2020, 1:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By destone

Question Global Entry complaints?

Hello,

My wife and I have had Global Entry for quite some time now. When our daughter was born in December, we applied on her behalf for Global Entry in early January.

It is still "Pending...
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2020, 11:45 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 12,861
Posted By destone

Question Re: Covid 19 Travel/Immigration to USA - please check here and ask questions

My wife and I are in the US (L1 + L2 visas – we are both British).

My wife (L2 visa) urgently needs to travel to the UK for family reasons. She would be there for two weeks (compliant with UK...
Feb 5th 2020, 3:12 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By destone

Question L1A executive - subject matter expertise

Hello,

Can anyone recommend an outstanding immigration lawyer from their networks who is a subject matter expert on L1A executive, and the process to Green Card?

Thanks
Forum: USA
Jan 21st 2020, 8:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By destone

Question Re-active old SSN?

Hello All,

My wife spent a couple of years in the US on a blanket L1-A, and had her own SSN issued etc.

Then she moved back to the UK, and after 5 years, is back in the US as an L2.

We are...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2019, 1:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By destone

Question Health insurance, spouse and childbirth

Hello all,

I am moving to the States on L-1A, and will get comprehensive health insurance (provided by Cigna) through my employer. The health insurance will cover my spouse - wife, too.

Is...
Nov 28th 2018, 4:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By destone

Re: L1A eligibility - time spent inside/outside US

Hi all

My firm is ready to transfer me on L1A. However, I joined the firm in our UK office on 2017-11-08 and I have spent 100 days on ESTA (multiple trips; both leisure and work) in the US since I...
Nov 27th 2018, 11:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By destone

Question L1A transfer: my firm asks if I have an immigration lawyer

Hi all,

My firm (mid-sized, cc ~800 employees worldwide) is ready to transfer me from the UK to US on L1A.

I am being asked if I have an immigration lawyer that I want to use. I know that they...
Dec 12th 2017, 12:40 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By destone

Question Re: L1A eligibility - time spent inside/outside US

That is exactly my question. Can you quote source/regulation?
Dec 11th 2017, 2:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By destone

L1A eligibility - time spent inside/outside US

Hi all

A well known requirement for L1A visas is to work for a parent/subsidiary company outside the US for 1 continuous year.

The company I work for in London is HQ-d in NYC and I travel...
Nov 25th 2017, 9:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By destone

Question Official job title - weight carried in L1A application

Hi All

I am no lawyer, but both my employer and I think that I qualify for L1A in executive capacity as per 101(a)(44) section B:

(i) I direct a major component of the organisation;
(ii) I...
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2017, 11:11 am
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By destone

Re: American criminal background check - working remotely from UK

Is that possible? I have not lived in the US before, just visited many times on ESTA.
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2017, 10:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By destone

Question American criminal background check - working remotely from UK

I am about to start working for an American company with offices in NYC and London. There is a different legal entity set up in NYC and London, although both belong to the same parent holding (group)...
Mar 29th 2017, 1:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By destone

Re: Getting married while H1B is application pending

It is category 1.e. "A professional (at a minimum, possessing a bachelor's degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree)." so yes, labour certification is required.

Can the...
Mar 29th 2017, 12:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By destone

Re: Getting married while H1B is application pending

Also, I believe USCIS did not suspend the Premium Processing Service for I-140 so in theory they could approve it within 15 days of receiving the filing?
Mar 29th 2017, 12:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By destone

Re: Getting married while H1B is application pending

Thanks Ian. Do you know if it is possible to start the I-140 process at the same time as the original H1B application is being filed? Or is it the case that filing for I-140 can only start once we...
Mar 29th 2017, 8:14 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By destone

Re: Getting married while H1B is application pending

Isn't it true that she can get H4 EAD work authorisation if my employer file the correct paperworks on my behalf? I already asked them if they're ok to do this as part of the job offer they made....
Mar 28th 2017, 5:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By destone

Question Getting married while H1B is application pending

Hi All

I am finally getting sponsored by a company for H1B this year April. My fiancee and I currently live in London, UK and are getting married in September later this year. (The wedding has...
Feb 1st 2017, 9:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By destone

Re: Visa subclass 186 - childbirth

Even only a day after landing in Australia? (In theory.)
Feb 1st 2017, 10:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By destone

Question Visa subclass 186 - childbirth

Me and my wife are British citizens, we have no children at the moment.

I have been given a work opportunity in Australia on visa subclass 186.

If, say, my wife gives birth one year after we...
Nov 14th 2016, 3:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By destone

Question L1 - gap in employment with the same employer

My British wife (we are both British) has worked for a Big Three management consulting firm for 10 years in a managerial position in London until January 2015 where she went to work for a small...
Nov 16th 2014, 7:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By destone

Re: Getting married whilst on F1

Thanks Rene, this is helpful to know.

I know that the first 2 years the green card is conditional but it looks to me based on your answer that the 3 years PR requirement starts counting from when...
Nov 16th 2014, 4:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By destone

Question Getting married whilst on F1

What if I get married in California whilst studying in grad school on F1 visa?

What is the process and timescales between getting married and obtaining citizenship through naturalisation?
...
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2013, 11:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By destone

Question F1 student supplementing income by working remotely for UK company

Hi All,

I am a software engineer in the UK with a BSc but planning to pursue MSc qualification in the US.

What would happen if I supplemented my income by working ~15 hours a week remotely for...
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