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Forum: Interesting Topics 03-04-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By gcgreen
if you pay tax in a foreign country, as far as i...

if you pay tax in a foreign country, as far as i know you do need to report the income but you can get a foreign tax credit.

you may also want to explore whether it is beneficial for you to pay...
Forum: Ability to pay issues and other 140 RFEs etc. 02-19-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,235
Posted By gcgreen
I visited the web site, and I see that it says...

I visited the web site, and I see that it says "under the NEW scheme." So an evaluator would have to evaluate what the requirements were when the person got his/her CA.

Also, when I saw the...
Forum: News articles and reports 02-05-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,069
Posted By gcgreen
I hate to do this, but Greg Siskind's analysis is...

I hate to do this, but Greg Siskind's analysis is flawed or maybe inaccurately written.

To compute the percentage, he should not take number of employees in entire banking sector, but instead only...
Forum: Interesting Topics 02-03-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,412
Posted By gcgreen
If this is for your first home, I would say stay...

If this is for your first home, I would say stay away from foreclosures and short sales, especially short sales.

For short sales, you should be prepared to wait, because it is a way for the seller...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 02-03-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,676
Posted By gcgreen
In my uninformed opinion, ask yourself the...

In my uninformed opinion, ask yourself the following questions:

1. what educational and work experience do you need in order to qualify for the job offer that resulted in the labor petition?
2....
Forum: Starting and Doing Business in USA 01-13-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,410
Posted By gcgreen
Chintu: Explain Wash sale rules too... taxes are...

Chintu: Explain Wash sale rules too... taxes are a pain with day trading.

Also, ppl on H1B have to be really careful about not getting classified as "active traders." That IMHO could jeopardize...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 01-09-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,247
Posted By gcgreen
the two reasons why you would want to enroll in...

the two reasons why you would want to enroll in COBRA are:

1. insuring yourself and family for the one month or so. without insurance, everything is expensive.
2. PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS. If you...
Forum: Out of status, employment gap and status revalidation 12-12-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By gcgreen
I am not quite sure why there is a problem. ...

I am not quite sure why there is a problem.

The way I understand it, you are employee of only one company. Your employer has two clients, client A and client B. As part of your job...
Forum: Education in USA 12-08-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,166
Posted By gcgreen
What is your Bachelors degree in? I know of folks...

What is your Bachelors degree in? I know of folks who majored in Psychology but got an MS in Computer Science. I also "heard" of folks with a high school degree or History major who are sought after...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 10-31-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,071
Posted By gcgreen
EB2 is for jobs that require advanced degrees or...

EB2 is for jobs that require advanced degrees or equivalent. EB2 also covers individuals with advanced degrees who can be granted permanent residence without any labor certification based on...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 10-21-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,194
Posted By gcgreen
Eldrick: Your husband's employer cannot give you...

Eldrick: Your husband's employer cannot give you an EVL where they misstate the wage information. So as long as the EVL that they gave is consistent with current salary information, I think that is...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 10-21-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,194
Posted By gcgreen
I strongly recommend going with your OWN lawyer....

I strongly recommend going with your OWN lawyer. The question you need to ask is, whose interests the lawyer is supposed to represent. From what I understand of your situation, there is a...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 10-20-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,194
Posted By gcgreen
My suggestions: (1) Do not give any...

My suggestions:

(1) Do not give any information unless asked.
(2) When asked BE HONEST. Just give the facts, no explanations (unless asked for an explanation).

If you/husband is asked why...
Forum: Life after citizenship 10-15-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,309
Posted By gcgreen
Much as we all would like to believe the...

Much as we all would like to believe the statement below, do we have any actual study done that concludes that x number of people were prevented from immigrating and look they went home and did these...
Forum: Starting and Doing Business in USA 10-08-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,686
Posted By gcgreen
You do have to pay taxes on any dividends you...

You do have to pay taxes on any dividends you earn. Your brokerage firm will send you an 1099 form at the end of the year detailing your income.

If you do sell stocks and otherwise have capital...
Forum: Out of status, employment gap and status revalidation 09-04-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By gcgreen
To my non-lawyerly knowledge, I think you should...

To my non-lawyerly knowledge, I think you should be fine if you resign sep 2nd/3rd week to start work oct 1. as an analogy, find out how early someone entering the US for a job starting Oct 1 is...
Forum: All other Green Card Issues 09-02-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By gcgreen
short term insurance is not recommended because,...

short term insurance is not recommended because, to my knowledge, short term coverage time period does not count toward pre-existing condition wait time. COBRA coverage period does. It is more...
Forum: Self-filing, documents, forms, directions, mailing. 09-02-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,426
Posted By gcgreen
As I mentioned in my earlier post, AP is...

As I mentioned in my earlier post, AP is important to keep in a "what if" scenario. Even when does not plan to travel, circumstances can dictate otherwise. So to play it safe, it is better to apply...
Forum: Self-filing, documents, forms, directions, mailing. 09-02-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,426
Posted By gcgreen
EAD not so important. But AP is always advisable....

EAD not so important. But AP is always advisable. consider this scenario. You/wife are outside US and by some magic, your GC gets approved. the H4 status is no longer valid and you can't enter the...
Forum: Self-filing, documents, forms, directions, mailing. 09-02-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By gcgreen
If the entries are handwritten or the birth...

If the entries are handwritten or the birth certificate appears to have been obtained more than a year after birth, USCIS (Nebraska center in particular) sends an RFE requesting for evidence of your...
Forum: Self-filing, documents, forms, directions, mailing. 09-02-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,573
Posted By gcgreen
Abhisham: Irrespective of others' opinions...

Abhisham:

Irrespective of others' opinions you should definitely investigate if your PGDBA is a recognized degree in the US. If it is, and a professional educational evaluation certifies that you...
Forum: AC21 Portability after 180 days of 485 filing 08-29-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,777
Posted By gcgreen
My non-lawyerly $0.02. Try to get an employment...

My non-lawyerly $0.02. Try to get an employment letter verifying your employment terms. This need not be directed to USCIS or anyone else. For example, if you are sponsoring a visit for your parents...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-29-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,839
Posted By gcgreen
LostInGCProcess: Who said I have not found the...

LostInGCProcess: Who said I have not found the "right job" or that I am not in the "right category?"

Funny! My earlier post was primarily factual information about the process. I was not...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-29-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,839
Posted By gcgreen
The 7 years experience is NOT required for...

The 7 years experience is NOT required for performing the job that was advertised and on the basis of which the Labor Certification was obtained. Therefore, the USCIS cannot and will not consider the...
Forum: Retrogression, priority dates and Visa bulletins 08-29-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,839
Posted By gcgreen
I beg to disagree. The difference between EB2 and...

I beg to disagree. The difference between EB2 and EB3 is NOT in the individual's qualifications, but in the JOB REQUIREMENTS. To emphasize again, it has to do with the JOB REQUIREMENTS.

So going...
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