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...

13 Nov 2017

My H1B visa was refused by the consulate because they had concerns related to my employer’s right to control my work. My wife is in the U.S. working in H1B status. Can I now apply for an H-4 visa?

Answer Generally speaking, being denied issuance an H1B visa would not prevent a person from qualifying for an H-4 visa. (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 on chat participation,...

06 Nov 2017

Can my employer sponsor me for a green card while I am on OPT? Or, do I need to first obtain H1B status before the green card process can be started?

Answer The green card process typically can be initiated while the foreign national is on OPT. There is no requirement that one have a particular visa status to be sponsored for a green card. (06.Nov.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys...

06 Nov 2017

I filed my naturalization application a number of months ago and am now just waiting for my interview. My green card will expire in April. If my interview is not scheduled before then, do I have to renew my green card?

Answer One in this situation generally can make an Infopass appointment at the local USCIS office and get a temporary "green card" stamp in their passport. Filing a new I-90 normally would not be necessary. (06.Nov.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior...

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