08 Dec 2017

NewsFlash! Government Shutdown Temporarily Averted, EB5 Extended

Last night, the U.S. Senate passed a stopgap bill to fund the federal government through Friday, December 22, 2017. This bill also serves to extend the employment-based, fifth preference (EB5) regional center program for the same time period. This stopgap bill was passed by the...

04 Dec 2017

I am in H1B status with a valid I-94 and a pending H1B amendment. Can I apply for a change of status to H-4 while the amendment is still pending?

Answer Yes, assuming one otherwise qualifies for H-4 status, s/he ordinarily may apply for a change of status while an H1B amendment is still pending. (04.Dec.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in real time....

13 Nov 2017

Last year, my husband got his green card by being sponsored by his employer, and I got mine at the same time as his dependent spouse. We are now getting divorced. Will that impact my GC?

Answer In general, if a green card is issued in an employment-based case, a subsequent divorce would have no impact on the GC. (13.Nov.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in real time. For details...

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