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Attorney_22

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  1. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding legal representation at USCIS interviews, such as for adjustment of status and naturalization. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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    Labor Certification (PERM) Open Discussion

    The rule regarding extensions of H1B beyond the six year limitation is not based on a certified PERM application, but rather when it was filed and if still valid. If it has been 365 days since the PERM application was filed and it is still valid, you can use it as a basis for an H1B extension of one year. In many situations it is easier to use an I-140 approval notice for eligibility of an extension of up to three years. To discuss this in detail, feel free to schedule a call with an attorney in our office.
  3. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding labor certification i.e., the PERM green card process. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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    USCIS Memo on Denials Without RFEs/NOIDs

    We cannot know specifically how every officer will approach a case, but the language the memo utilizes is: "This updated guidance is effective September 11, 2018 and applies to all applications, petitions, and requests received after the effective date."
  5. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding a new USCIS policy memorandum that makes it easier for USCIS to deny cases without first issuing an RFE or NOID. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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    USCIS Memo on Denials Without RFEs/NOIDs

    If you have not already, it is highly advisable to speak to a U.S. immigration attorney familiar with criminal issues regarding the arrest for both non-immigrant and immigrant concerns. Our office can assist in this matter.
  7. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions E-1 & E-2 visa options. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
  8. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding labor certifications and the viability of old job offers. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
  9. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding H1B requests for evidence (RFEs). Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
  10. It is advisable to call our office to discuss your situation.
  11. It will depend on the situation with your prior I-140 and where you are with your new PERM process.
  12. Unfortunately, that is something I cannot predict.
  13. Yes, it is likely you will receive an RFE. The RFEs in this situation are usually requesting new medical exams, I-485 Supplement J, status documents and a new G-325A.
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    H1B Requests for Evidence (RFEs)

    Dear Pareshn, this is a case specific question that requires a complete review the RFE received and a discussion of options available based on the initial filing. Accordingly, it is highly advisable to call our office and speak to one of our H1B attorneys over the phone.
  15. Generally, you need to be performing the position as described in the underlying labor certification. If that is not possible due to career growth, then it may be necessary to file a new PERM/I-140. To discuss the nuances of this feel free to schedule a call with one of our attorneys.
  16. To file the I-485 based on the original EB3 I-140, that original offer needs to be viable and you must be willing/planning to work in that position when the green card is approved.
  17. Once your priority date is current USCIS will accept the I-485 application to adjust status. In addition to USCIS filing forms you must include copies of your U.S. immigration history and identity documents, such as birth certificate.
  18. Please clarify, your I-485 was approved two months after filing?
  19. It is advisable to reach out directly to your attorney to answer your questions.
  20. Generally, a State's DMV will accept a marriage certificate and valid EAD to extend a driver's license. However, each State is different and therefore you will need to check with that office. The website would normally include these details. You can also update the social security card.
  21. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding priority date movement and preparing adjustment of status applications. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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    Child Status Protection Act (CSPA)

    It is best to discuss your situation over the phone with one of our attorneys. When scheduling have the dates available for the actions that took place and the processing time of the I-140.
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    New Unlawful Presence Rules for F, J, & M Nonimmigrants

    To discuss your personal situation is it advisable to schedule a consult with one of our attorneys. Nonetheless, it is important to know that any CPT program must be integral to a student's program of study, and when offered on day one may suffer additional scrutiny regarding whether or not the work is really integral to the program of study.
  24. This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding the new policy memorandum that dramatically expands the manners in which those in F, J, and M status may begin accruing unlawful presence (ULP). Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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    Derivative Citizenship

    This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding derivative citizenship. Rules for Topic of the Week Threads: 1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice. 2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section. 3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions. 4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
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