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Forum: FREE Lawyer conference calls 10-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,138
Posted By MCQ
I did this a few years back while going through...

I did this a few years back while going through my own Naturalisation - and it had no impact at all.

Applied N400 in late July 2009
Biometrics Appointment: late August 2009
Called for Interview:...
Forum: Visitor and business visa 08-10-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,009
Posted By MCQ
Beware of cultural bias in your thinking.......

"who knows what was going through that Visa Officer's mind"...............

Sorry to tell you mate, but what was going through his mind were Probably American cultural norms, and indeed most...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 06-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,419
Posted By MCQ
Apply now!

Go ahead and apply now for your citizenship!!

Your Citizenship application has absolutely nothing to do with your wife's GC application. It should be complete in about 6 months (mine took 3...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 12-19-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,948
Posted By MCQ
GCVicitim - yes, if she takes her Approval...

GCVicitim - yes, if she takes her Approval notice, or a print out of the email they sent her (as long as it has her A# and the petition number on it) and her passport to the Infopass Appointment,...
Forum: Receipt tracker of 485, EAD and AP applications 12-12-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49,739
Posted By MCQ
Congratulations. the email means that you are now...

Congratulations. the email means that you are now a Permanent Resident.
The message about processing is really a catchall statement they put in just in case you still need to do any biometrics -...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 02-18-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By MCQ
Go right ahead and do it

Zamoo - now that you have your precious Green Card - you can go right ahead and work for who ever you wish. Part time, full time - not at all - it's entirely up to you. Do both jobs at once? - not a...
Forum: The physical green card 12-07-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,978
Posted By MCQ
Sometimes the 6 month thing doesn't apply :)

As I understand it - if your friend is an Indian national, travelling to India, his passport needs only to be valid when he arrives in India. There is no rule that says your passport has to be valid...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 09-02-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,003
Posted By MCQ
180 Days

To OP,
Cleopatra hit the nail on the head earlier in her 6 month (although I believe it's 180 days) comment. I too work for a furtune 500 company and have seen valued colleagues not be able to get...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 09-01-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 56,787
Posted By MCQ
3.5 years

Landed H1-B in March 1999 - Company A
H1-B transfer to Company B July 2000
Labour Applied April 2001 - Company B
I-485 Applied June 2002 - Company B
AC21 invoked February 2003 - Company C
GC...
Forum: Immigrant Visa 06-29-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,060
Posted By MCQ
Yes - there is a way.

Vadik78,
there is a way to do this quite legally and successfully - I have two colleagues who did this and are now US Citizens because of it. Our employer is a large US technology firm in the bay...
Forum: FREE Lawyer conference calls 06-28-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,917
Posted By MCQ
Yes - she can

Yes, she can sponsor you if she is a US Citizen, and no, you're current Employment based I-485 should not be affected. You can have both Family based and Employment based petitions active.
...
Forum: Work/Travel options after 485 : H1 Versus EAD/AP 06-17-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,236
Posted By MCQ
Get a new Lawyer....

Vivache - if you have changed jobs and are working on EAD and it's after 180 days since you filed the I-485 AND your I-140 is approved - you should have little to worry about.

I say should - as...
Forum: Action Items for everyone 06-16-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,549
Posted By MCQ
This will not fly .....

This latest proposal from Arizona is unlikely to ever succeed.

It is clearly Un-Constitutional, as the Constitution is currently written, as it falls foul of Section 1 of the 14th Amendment. some...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 05-26-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,316
Posted By MCQ
Probably NOt ....

Chiraj - read the following from the UK Home Office Visa web site

Transit (INF 20) (http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/howtoapply/infs/inf20transit)

seems to say that as long as you have a valid visa...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 05-05-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,823
Posted By MCQ
You need to wait until you have submitted your...

You need to wait until you have submitted your I-485, and to be on the safe side, got an EAD. The can write these things for pleasure all you want, but the minute you try to sell them - then it's...
Forum: Immigrant Visa 04-22-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 62,641
Posted By MCQ
Perfectly Routine

Here is my interpertation,
"Cancelled without Prejuidice" means that they have cancelled the visa as it is no longer needed as they have approved you for your Permanent Residence. It also means that...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-02-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 73,281
Posted By MCQ
Sunnymit, I did this about 10 years ago in NJ....

Sunnymit,
I did this about 10 years ago in NJ. I went to get the forms in the Morristown DMV - gave them my UK driver's license - they endorsed on the form that I did not need to to the road test,...
Forum: Travel out of country and re-entry during/after 485 filing 02-26-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By MCQ
Redgreen, I found myself in a position of...

Redgreen,
I found myself in a position of wanting to use AP while unemployed, several years ago in 2003 (my grandmother had died - the week after I had been laid off from my job).

I asked my...
Forum: FREE Lawyer conference calls 01-16-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By MCQ
Tsoth, first thing I'd do is check with your...

Tsoth,
first thing I'd do is check with your parents to see if they naturalised before you turned 18. Chances are, if they did, you are already a US Citizen. If so you'd probably just need to apply...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 12-15-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By MCQ
kpchal2, first of all congratulations on your...

kpchal2,
first of all congratulations on your GC, secondly, if you are laid off (or fired) from your company after you have the GC - as it's 3 months since you got it, you should be fine, when you...
Forum: Recent Blogs 11-19-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,138
Posted By MCQ
ESTA is valid for 2 years - you only need to do...

ESTA is valid for 2 years - you only need to do it eithere every 2 years or when your passport expires - whatever comes first - my sister in law is using it to come to the US next week for...
Forum: IV Agenda and Legislative Updates 11-15-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,737
Posted By MCQ
Calm Down

Imigrait - et al,
Guys - hold your horses - this is not an Act - merely a Bill. There is NO guarantee that this will ever become a law.

If you've done your homweork, you will know that American...
Forum: Interesting Topics 10-30-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By MCQ
This is a timely question. I guess because of the...

This is a timely question. I guess because of the recession, a lot of guys are getting laid off on EAD's and trying to find other positions and wondering if they'll be labelled a "Public Charge" and...
Forum: Immigrant Visa 10-26-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,122
Posted By MCQ
Here's how I see it. If you are employed by...

Here's how I see it.

If you are employed by a US company and are on the US payroll of that company, and they are paying your salary into your US bank account, then I would say, that even though...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 10-07-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,820
Posted By MCQ
When I used AC21 back in 2003, I found my own...

When I used AC21 back in 2003, I found my own lawyer as I was unemployed for 4 months, and they took care of representing me for EAD and AP. However, when I did find a new job, my new company...
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