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pontevecchio last won the day on March 4 2018

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  1. pontevecchio

    I140 validity - Division spun off before completing 6 months?

    Once you have an I-140 approved for 6 months, you are eligible for H1 extensions beyond 6 years till the PD is current.
  2. You should also have realized that this forum is sponsored by a very qualified firm and hence feel free to contact them.
  3. pontevecchio

    H1b stamping in Hyd consulate

    I refer you to the saying "fools can ask questions which the wisest men cannot answer.". You should have no trouble and are certainly allowed to answer "I do not know" where relevant. Would you know more about your field than a VO? Let us know.
  4. pontevecchio

    H1B reuse remainder period

    "December 5, 2006 USCIS memo by Michael Aytes " should help. In your case, the only way to convince the company is to have a lawyer speak on your behalf.
  5. pontevecchio

    Stem OPT to Phd and Travel advice

    If it is a continuation of your studies and the university is well known, you will be fine. In any case, you will need to discuss the matter with your DSO to make sure your bases are covered.
  6. pontevecchio

    Automatic visa revalidation for Transit to Hyd via Canada

    AVR is not applicable if you travel to and from another country to Canada and then return.
  7. How did you manage to get a huge loan in the first 6 months of your H1? a. Your financial credit is irrelevant to USCIS. b. It depends. For example, Banks may do a credit check for employees in certain areas. c. Your financial credit is irrelevant to USCIS. d. Your financial credit is irrelevant to USCIS. Why the extreme urgency?
  8. pontevecchio

    H1B reuse remainder period

    Should you be working for an employer who does not seem to have a clue about the H1 duration allowed? You are entitled to 3 years in H1 status as the remainder option and your employer should be filing for three years.
  9. pontevecchio

    Convert from EAD to H1

    You should talk to a lawyer. The only question is whether you are entitled H1 extensions once the PD is current and then retrogresses. Based on the fact that you were in H1 status till 2015, I suspect you can get back into H1 status once the company files and gets an H1 non-cap petition approved and you may need to leave and return with an H1 visa after petition approval. This would be the way to go under your situation.
  10. pontevecchio

    Visa Issues

    Since your existing visa has been cancelled, you will need a new H4 visa to return.
  11. pontevecchio

    NO Insurance and unemployed on GC

    You have absolutely nothing to worry about. Just answer any questions truthfully. At this stage, there is no risk to your Naturalization.
  12. pontevecchio

    Travel to Canada and back using AVR

    Yes. You still need a visa to enter Canada.
  13. pontevecchio

    NO Insurance and unemployed on GC

    Having an employer is not a must. How did you get your GC and when did you last work?
  14. pontevecchio

    GC priority date

    You can convert your case to consular processing.
  15. pontevecchio

    Cruise closed loop travel query

    AVR means that one needs a valid I94 to return and NO current VISA is required. You do not need an unexpired multiple entry visa, which in this context makes no sense at all. You need to know whether MEXICO will let you enter their territory and under what circumstances.