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Guestbook Entry for Ishita Sengupta, United States

Name: 
Ishita Sengupta
Profession/Occupation: 
Green Card: 
State: 
Virginia
Country: 
United States
Comment: 

We consulted with Mr. Rajiv Khanna on our possibilities of getting a GC through EB1. He was the first lawyer we talked to who was very honest with us and even suggested waiting for the new immigration law to be passed to make our case easier. In addtiton this was our our first phone call  consultation with him and he didn't charge us for it which was amazing because my own lawyer who is doing my EB2 case charges us for an hour even for a 5 minute phone-call for any clarification. He was a refreshing change from all the lawyerswe talked to. Mr. Khanna was really interested when he talked to us and gave us honest advice which I appreciated immensely. I regret that he was recommended to us after I had already processed by EB2 application with another lawyer. I would highly recommend him to all immigrants who are looking to file for their GC. I have talked to many other lawyers in the DC metro area and by far he was the best lawyer I have talked to!

Demand Data Used in the Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates

Each month, the Visa Office subdivides the annual preference and foreign state limitations specified by the INA into monthly allotments based on totals of documentarily qualified immigrant visa applicants reported at consular posts and CIS Offices, grouped by foreign state chargeability, preference category, and priority date. If there are sufficient numbers in a particular category to satisfy all reported documentarily qualified demand, the category is considered "Current." For example: If the monthly allocation target is 3,000 and there is only demand for 1,000 applicants, the category wi

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, EB-1

We won a case following a Request for Evidence for a scientist. We were able to establish that he is an internationally renowned scientist who is acclaimed and respected in the international research community for his expertise in the area of nanotechnology, magnetic nanoparticles and nanocomposites, nanomagnetism, thermoelectric nanoparticles and nanocomposite materials. His unique specialty set him apart from others in the field.

EB-1 Outstanding Researcher – Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

We filed a petition under premium processing for the beneficiary, who qualified based on his publication record, original contributions, membership in a professional society and service as a reviewer of others’ work. The beneficiary had more than sixteen years of research experience and thus had garnered an international reputation for his outstanding work. We provided letters of recommendation from various international experts in his field that confirmed his status amongst his research peers. The beneficiary had documentation to show his senior level membership in a professional society.

L-1A to EB-1

I am on L-1A (been about 4 years) from company A and in closing stages of getting a very good offer from company B. Both A & B are global corporations. For company A, I oversee business across continents (Both North America & Latin America). Company B is very keen on having me on board. 1. What are all the possible options on visa front so that I can join company B? 2. What is the quickest option that can help me get on to company B? 3. If I want GC, can company B file for it when am still on payroll of company A - if so, can it be EB-1?

Since A and B are not related, H-1B is the only obvious option to join B. B can start your green card even before you join, but it will not be EB1 (international manager/exec.).

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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L-1A Visa and Green Card Application

What is the chance for a L-1A visa holder of 9 years experience (2 years in USA) to qualify for a EB-1 category. Catch here is the original company which provided the L-1A visa will not apply for GC. Can I apply for GC myself in EB-1 category?

You or any company not a part of the L-1A employer cannot apply for green card based upon your international manager/executive status.

 

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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Premium Processing not available to multi-national executives and managers

Why is Premium Processing not available to multi-national executives and managers? To exclude this group of aliens seems arbitrary and counter-intuitive.

USCIS has not yet finalized the system and has not announced when it will begin.

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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Premium Processing for EB-1-3

Has USCIS provided an update on premium processing for EB-1-3 multinational managers and executives. At the AILA conference in Nashville, it was reported that it would be available by the end of the fiscal year.

USCIS does not anticipate expanding Premium Processing Service to include EB-1-3 multinational executives and managers for the foreseeable future.

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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Guestbook Entry for Pallav Bhatnagar, United States

Name: 
Pallav Bhatnagar
Profession/Occupation: 
State: 
Maryland
Country: 
United States
Comment: 

I had a brief telephonic consultation and Resume review with Mr. Khanna. He seems like very through and knowledgable attorney. He provided me right information and suggestion as what should be the next step to follow and in which category my GC petition has more chances to get approved. This is all within 15 mins of consultation and that too with no charge/fee. I would strongly recommend him and his firm. - Pallav  

L-1 A to Greencard

I work for company A for the last 7 years. I have been a manager with the same company for 5+ years. I am now in US for past 1 year on L-1 A Blanket visa. My current employer is not agreeing to file my GC. Some one told me that the scenario listed below is possible. Scenario: Identify a new employer who is ready to sponsor my GC. Since GC is about future permanent employment, that employer can directly file my EB1. I can join the new employer once my EAD comes through. Is this possible?

Not entirely true. The GC IS for a future job. An employer CAN, based upon a good faith intention to hire you in the future, file a GC for you even while you are not working for them. But, an EB1 for an international manager/executive can only be filed by a company related to the company you worked for when you were outside USA.

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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