13 Oct 2014

I applied for an H1B visa and was issued a 221(g). It has been almost 2 months and I have not received any update on my case. Can I reapply for a visa at a different consulate using the same H1B petition?

Answer The problem will not go away by applying elsewhere. The 221(g) refusal will show in the system, and has to be mentioned on the visa application anyway. I would suggest getting some input and assistance from Murthy Immigration Services, Pvt. Ltd., our affiliate in Chennai,...

06 Oct 2014

My company is filing for my GC under EB2. My country of origin is India and my wife’s country of origin is the Philippines. I am the primary applicant on H1B and my wife is on H-4. Can I take the benefit of cross chargeability, as my wife is a Filipino and EB2 queue for Philippines is current?

Answer Yes, we have requested cross chargeability in such situations when filing the I-485. The I-485 for husband / wife have to be filed together in these cases, with a request for cross chargeability. This can cut years of waiting time for Indian nationals. (06.Oct.2014)In frequent...