20 Apr 2014

Best Practices: H1B & I-9 Compliance & Investigations

On May 21, 2014, Sheela Murthy and a panel of senior attorneys from the Murthy Law Firm will be hosting a premium teleconference, Best Practices: H1B & I-9 Compliance & Investigations. This 90-minute teleconference (60-minute discussion, followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session) will provide a...

14 Apr 2014

I am currently working with a large IT firm. I have EAD (EB3) and H1B. My question is: Can I use AC21 and work with my friend who has a consulting company, but there is no guaranteed income (in case there is no project). Is an offer letter from his company enough?

Answer AC21 requires an offer of permanent employment in a similar occupation. This includes a guaranteed minimum salary. It is possible to use AC21 to move to a consulting company, but only if the company is making a permanent offer in a similar occupation. The USCIS...