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Forum: Education in USA 04-21-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,328
Posted By waitnwatch
Approaching a senator is always okay. You don't...

Approaching a senator is always okay. You don't have to prove that you are a taxpayer to get a senator's help. It may or may not help but it definitely is still worth a try. Note that if the senator...
Forum: Interesting Topics 04-21-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,832
Posted By waitnwatch
It is generally a good idea to go to any CBP and...

It is generally a good idea to go to any CBP and get the date put in. It is a pretty easy process. When the CBP folks say that an exit in 6 months in fine I guess they are correct in the sense that...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 04-21-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,207
Posted By waitnwatch
rejuvenating an old thread???? or is it an error!

Do you realize that this thread is from 2006.
Forum: Non-Immigrant Visas 04-07-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,568
Posted By waitnwatch
A few years back the IO's at Portland Oregon...

A few years back the IO's at Portland Oregon started harassing visitors. A Chinese businesswoman was sent back for no apparent reason. This lady came back through LA and sued the USCIS. The upshot of...
Forum: FREE Lawyer conference calls 04-05-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By waitnwatch
Generally if the USCIS does not recognize the...

Generally if the USCIS does not recognize the name change they issue the permanent residence card in the name contained on the birth certificate. This happened with us as the spelling of my spouse's...
Forum: News articles and reports 03-31-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,639
Posted By waitnwatch
Isn't this a violation of H1-B regulation where a...

Isn't this a violation of H1-B regulation where a minimally qualified US citizen gets precedence. Are these people crazy to make such statements?
Forum: Non-Immigrant Visa 02-27-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,326
Posted By waitnwatch
Hiring at universities take a long time because...

Hiring at universities take a long time because of the involvement of multiple entities. When you are at it you might look at some of the lower profile ones. Also there are generally quite a few...
Forum: IV Agenda and Legislative Updates 02-27-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By waitnwatch
same old problem

This is I think is a perennial problem. Nobody will hunt you if you tell your story in the press. Trust me. I've been there and nothing has happened for I got my green card ultimately. This country...
Forum: Non-Immigrant Visa 01-21-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,505
Posted By waitnwatch
Apparently the USCIS allows for a 180 day period...

Apparently the USCIS allows for a 180 day period where you could still keep working when the H1-B is being renewed. I would assume that the transfer is a similar situation and you could keep working....
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 01-09-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By waitnwatch
health insurance payment deducted in advance

If you look carefully health insurance payments are deducted in advance from the paycheck. So if say you join the new company in February the old company's paycheck at the end of January should be...
Forum: Fingerprinting during 485 stage 12-30-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By waitnwatch
walk in's are generally okay

The fingerprinting is generally scheduled to give enough time to the personnel at the center to do their job comfortably and not have a large waiting line. From my experience I found that the...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 11-03-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By waitnwatch
Generally the USCIS will send you an RFE in which...

Generally the USCIS will send you an RFE in which they will tell you that the GC will be issued in the Birth Certificate name. That happened to my wife and as I could not provide legal documentation...
Forum: Virginia (VA) 10-01-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,492
Posted By waitnwatch
things may change for the better

I think retrogression will improve in the future. Here is why I think so.

Durbin is basically interested in changing the rules for H1-B. So one thing is assured, no more increase in the H1-B...
Forum: IV Agenda and Legislative Updates 10-01-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,808
Posted By waitnwatch
things may change for the better

I think retrogression will improve in the future. Here is why I think so.

Durbin is basically interested in changing the rules for H1-B. So one thing is assured, no more increase in the H1-B...
Forum: Tax, Social Security and Financial Issues for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants 09-23-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,683
Posted By waitnwatch
Man! is your speedometer broken:D Anyway who...

Man! is your speedometer broken:D

Anyway who is this yahoo76 whose first post is to get some of us to join in to protest. I would understand if this post was by someone who has been around IV for...
Forum: Priority dates transfers and Post 140-approval options 09-10-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,744
Posted By waitnwatch
I'm not sure about this so do not hold me to my...

I'm not sure about this so do not hold me to my word..........
It is my opinion that NIW application overrides labor certification which implies that you are on H1-B and working in the first...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 09-05-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,089
Posted By waitnwatch
speculative price rise

I remember that in the early nineties it was next to impossible to get a home loan in India. I think the only company which gave out home loans was HDFC and the interest rate was a whopping 16%....
Forum: Self-filing, documents, forms, directions, mailing. 09-02-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,625
Posted By waitnwatch
You haven't mentioned whether your bachelors is a...

You haven't mentioned whether your bachelors is a 4 year or 3 year degree. Your PGDBA + bachelors may be recognized as equivalent to a 4 year bachelors if your bachelors was a 3 years degree. On the...
Forum: News articles and reports 08-30-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,988
Posted By waitnwatch
Two things - I was talking about "imaginary"...

Two things - I was talking about "imaginary" friends and foes and not "imaginative" ones - I don't think that either Fox or CNN is "imaginative". But you my friend surely have quite a bit of...
Forum: Non-Immigrant Visas 08-30-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By waitnwatch
I think that applies to telephone conversations...

I think that applies to telephone conversations only though I may be wrong. Doesn't hurt to record conversation though - the most that will happen is that the lawyer will say that it is not...
Forum: News articles and reports 08-29-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,988
Posted By waitnwatch
lighten up!

If I knew how to do it I would have moved this thread over to the "Lighten up" thread.
It seems that the originator of the thread is looking for imaginary enemies and friends all over the place.
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Forum: Non-Immigrant Visas 08-29-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,308
Posted By waitnwatch
Continuity in insurance matters especially for...

Continuity in insurance matters especially for pre-existing conditions to be covered without a waiting period. If you change insurance and show that there has not been a break in insurance it is US...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-22-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By waitnwatch
All they did was scan the fingerprinting notice's...

All they did was scan the fingerprinting notice's bar code as far as I can remember.
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-21-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 26,657
Posted By waitnwatch
In a couple of my previous posts I copied the...

In a couple of my previous posts I copied the relevant Sections (Sec. 202 and 203) of the INA which specifically states that distribution should be preferentially horizontal. Both Sections should be...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-21-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 26,657
Posted By waitnwatch
I'm wondering why you ask this question. It's not...

I'm wondering why you ask this question. It's not your or my perception of "fair" that will drive the DOS or USCIS but the letter of law. The law is not easy to change but the interpretation of the...
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