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GC_Govinda
10-15-2007, 10:56 AM
Hello Gurus,
I am EB3 India with PD September 2002.

After all these years of endless waiting I am called for
an interview at the local office in Philadelphia
in Nov 26th 2007.

Here are my details:
Labour Applied: September 2002
Labour approved: September 2003
I-140/I-485 Applied: April 2004
I-140 Pproved: August 2004
Got married: August 2005
Applied I-485 for Wife: June 2007
Current Status of Wife: H1-B
Countelss EADs and APs for me and a recent EAD approval
for my wife with her AP still pending and status is still H1-B.

In the beginning of this year, I resigned from the
company who was the original sponsorer of my GC.
I then started contracting on hourly basis and worked for
a decent hourly rate for the first half of this year.
Finally I got a full time offer with decent salary and
benefits and took the job. I started working for this
job - remotely and also took up another contracting job
on an hourly basis (Got greedy as I waited too long :-))
and started working on both these jobs.
The point is - it is a different technology and not even
remotely connected to my original job where my Labour
cert was applied and approved. I was a developer
back then and with all the experience, I couldn't
continue as the pay was too low and no growth at all.

I can have a letter of future employment that
states that I have on offer in the same technology
in which my original labour was applied and approved
and that is not a problem at all.

Please advise me on how to go about it. I can
afford to pay and take the best attorney with me
to the interview - some one who is very well known in
the Philadelphia area.

Any inputs/advise are really appreciated.

IMP: Icing on the cake - my PD was mentioned wrong in
the interview notice - it says april 2004 !!
That was when my i-140 was applied and not labour.
My labour was applied in September 2002 !!!
Advise on this is also appreciated.

Thanks a lot.

kaisersose
10-15-2007, 11:15 AM
Technology and money do not matter. But the job role and responsibilities matter.

You need a good attorney who will accompany you to the interview if you are not clear about the job role match.

sathyaraj
10-15-2007, 11:23 AM
EAD allows un-restricted employment so nothing to worry. Also take all the supporting documents then you should be fine. In your future employment letter, plz make sure that you have full time (in-definte) job offer. Do not talk about ur salary as per hr basis.

Good luck..

saurav_4096
10-15-2007, 11:38 AM
I think you there should not be problem as you have new job offer...

One thing I could not understand , why have they called for interview ? I know few people in similar situation got their GC mailed to them.

Have you informed USCIS about AC-21 after leaving petitioner epmloyer ?

Good Luck...

milind70
10-15-2007, 11:45 AM
Hello Gurus,
I am EB3 India with PD September 2002.

After all these years of endless waiting I am called for
an interview at the local office in Philadelphia
in Nov 26th 2007.

Here are my details:
Labour Applied: September 2002
Labour approved: September 2003
I-140/I-485 Applied: April 2004
I-140 Pproved: August 2004
Got married: August 2005
Applied I-485 for Wife: June 2007
Current Status of Wife: H1-B
Countelss EADs and APs for me and a recent EAD approval
for my wife with her AP still pending and status is still H1-B.

In the beginning of this year, I resigned from the
company who was the original sponsorer of my GC.
I then started contracting on hourly basis and worked for
a decent hourly rate for the first half of this year.
Finally I got a full time offer with decent salary and
benefits and took the job. I started working for this
job - remotely and also took up another contracting job
on an hourly basis (Got greedy as I waited too long :-))
and started working on both these jobs.
The point is - it is a different technology and not even
remotely connected to my original job where my Labour
cert was applied and approved. I was a developer
back then and with all the experience, I couldn't
continue as the pay was too low and no growth at all.

I can have a letter of future employment that
states that I have on offer in the same technology
in which my original labour was applied and approved
and that is not a problem at all.

Please advise me on how to go about it. I can
afford to pay and take the best attorney with me
to the interview - some one who is very well known in
the Philadelphia area.

Any inputs/advise are really appreciated.

IMP: Icing on the cake - my PD was mentioned wrong in
the interview notice - it says april 2004 !!
That was when my i-140 was applied and not labour.
My labour was applied in September 2002 !!!
Advise on this is also appreciated.

Thanks a lot.

I think you should be fine, just be confident dont waiver in interview.
Stick to what is on paper.
Regarding your PD it is of utmost importance that you get it corrected now
than later, I had a friend who had a PD of May 2001 but his PD was detrmined to be may 2004 his attorney raised a query and got it corrected.
I think in your case because have put your 140 date as PD since PD is usually determined at 140 stage and u have filed concurrently,make sure you bring this upto the notice of USCIS and get it corrected .