14 Feb 2024

I received a notification from the consulate informing me that my H1B visa has been revoked. Does that mean I am now out of status?

Answer The revocation of a visa by a consulate normally has no impact on one's current status. (13.Feb.2024)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services, click here. Access more FAQs here.  Copyright © 2024, MURTHY LAW...

08 Feb 2024

I am working in TN status and my employer said they are willing to file a PERM case for me. However, I was told this could create problems when renewing my TN later because of immigrant intent. Should I avoid moving forward with the green card case?

Answer A person being admitted to the United States in TN status must demonstrate nonimmigrant intent. However, even an approved I-140, by itself, is not sufficient reason to deny a person's TN application or extension request. (08.Feb.2024)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies...

01 Feb 2024

Under the new H1B registration rules, is there still a restriction against two or more related companies filing registrations for me?

Answer The new H1B registration rule does not add any new restrictions on related entities filing registrations for the same individual, but there are still rules in place prohibiting the filing of multiple H1B petitions by related entities without a legitimate business need. (01.Feb.2024)Sheela Murthy and...

01 Feb 2024

I was in H-4 status and was working based on an H-4 EAD. In October, my status changed to H1B, and I was working in that status until recently, when I was laid off. If I depart and return on H-4, can I work as a contractor based on my H-4 EAD?

Answer If you are able to return in valid H-4 status, and the H-4 EAD is still valid, it should be possible to resume working on that EAD. (01.Feb.2024)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online...