If you are applying for a green card either through a family or employment basis, it may take several months (or even years, depending [...]
We just had an I-140 approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The company is a consumer goods company and the beneficiary is a [...]
What is a transfer of underlying basis request? What factors does USCIS consider when adjudicating the transfer requests for Green Cards?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: Your employer filed an employment based petition (I-140) and you filed an Adjustment of Status application based on the [...]
If your green card application is pending and you need to travel outside the U.S., you have to have an Advance Parole card. There [...]
Can I change My Adjustment of Status Application from an Employment-Based Petition (I-140) into a Family-Based Petition (I-130)? What Are the Eligibility Requirements?
Interfiling is an administrative procedure described in the USCIS Policy Manual. It is possible for an applicant whose application is based on a particular [...]
Will filing an immigrant petition impact my E-2 renewal? Is an E-2 visa a dual intent visa? Can I Renew my E-2 visa if I file an I-140 petition?
An E-2 visa is not a dual intent visa but it is about as close to a dual intent visa as you can get. [...]
We just received an I-140 approval with USCIS. The company is a beauty brand company and the beneficiary is a model for the beauty brand. To find out [...]
Can I quit my current job and start working at another employer while my I-485 is pending? Can I use my approved EAD to work at another employer?
Many employment based green card applications are processed while an applicant is on an H-1B visa. This usually involves filing an I-140 petition along [...]
We just had an I-140 approval with USCIS for a professional position. The company is a financial services staffing company and the beneficiary is a [...]
We just had an I-140 approval with USCIS for a professional position. The company is a recruitment company and the beneficiary is a senior recruiter. We [...]
I am Applying for my Green Card through an Employer. How Should I Prepare for my Green Card Interview?
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 12780, which, among other things, called for the implementation of standardized vetting procedures for immigration [...]
If I sponsor an employee for a green card do I have to place advertisements? What does it mean to “test the labor market”? What are the Steps for PERM?
If you are an employer planning to sponsor one of your employees for a green card, there are several steps to the process. The [...]
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. This visa category requires that the beneficiary [...]
We have summarized elements below related to EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Green Cards. The purpose of this section is to prompt you to consider areas [...]
Adjustment of Status to Green Card The Three Steps to Obtain An Employment Based Green Card (EB-2, EB-3)
There are three main steps to obtain an employment-based green card: PERM Labor Certification (Assessment of whether or not there are qualified U.S. workers) [...]