21 Jan 2021

I have been working in the U.S. legally for many years, and still have years to wait to get a green card. If I become an illegal alien, will that help me get a green card faster under President Biden?

Answer There is a widespread misconception that President Biden has proposed providing green cards to undocumented immigrants at the expense of those working legally in the United States. In reality, President Biden has proposed a single bill that would both provide a path for undocumented immigrants...

21 Jan 2021

Now that President Biden is in office, will premium processing be made available for H-4 EADs? Or will the regular processing times for H-4 EADs at least be improved?

Answer It is unclear if or when premium processing may be made available for H-4 EADs. It certainly is possible, but there is no word yet from the new administration. As for standard processing times, it is hard to imagine processing times could get much worse...

14 Jan 2021

I was working in H1B status but am now working for an affiliate in Canada. Can the U.S. company file a PERM case for me while I am outside the U.S.?

Answer Yes. Ordinarily, a company can file a PERM case for an individual regardless of whether the person is in the United States.  (14.Jan.2021)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services, click here. Access more...