Thursday, December 26, 2013

Happy New Year 2014


Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year 2014 !!!

Lets hope 2014 be the year that will come as a relief for all legal immigrants in US.

Let us hope one or more of this happens in 2014 -- either through direct executive order from the President or through bill(s) that become law:



  • A one time recapture of 300,000 immigrant visas (Green Cards) that were lost over the years.
  • Exempt dependents of the primary applicants from Employment-Based immigrant visa quota.
  • Exempt applicants with STEM degree from US university from quota.
  • Exempt doctors from the quota.
  • Increase the employment based quota from 140,000 to a higher number.
  • Anything else that gives relief....



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13 comments:

  1. :) Wish you and your family a Happy New Year too ...

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  2. Wishing you a Happy and Wonderful New Year.

    Keep up the good work.

    Thanks

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  3. Hi,

    As you mentioned about "A one time recapture of 300,000 immigrant visas", do you think there is a chance for this? Is there any talk going on about this? Do you think this could happen before we get to see the immigration bill passed?

    Thanks!

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  4. Hi..i have a question...i see 36000 as total demand in eb2 category till Jan 2010. Does this 36000 indicate the primary applicant or the applicant and their families together?? Can anyone help??

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    1. Yes. It can be primary or dependents in that.

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  5. Dear Ambals,
    Would you know if USCIS processes in order of receipt date or priority date?
    My PD was EB3I Oct 1 2004. I ported to EB2 and filed for 485 in September 2013. My case is still in Acceptance status. No movement.. Any idea what might be blocking the movement?

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    1. It is receipt date.
      In your case, it is more than 90 days, so you should call USCIS.

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  6. I got a fingerprinting appointment, even though the my priority date is not current( eb2 date was current in nov, ). but not my ead/ap yet. does that mean i will be getting my ap soon?

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  7. Hello Ambal,
    Do you foresee either through direct executive order from the President or through bill(s) that become law?

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  8. Wish you a very Happy New Year too. Just want to let you know you are doing a great service by maintaining this blog... Thanks again.

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  9. Thank you for you service - Wishing you great and all your dreams come true!!!

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  10. Thanks for your blog!!

    Two questions

    1) eb3 pd 20-Nov-2008 ( i140 approved ) when I was working for Employer A, then I left Employer A, Employer A revoked i140. Joined Employer A after 3 years. He is ready to do my GC under EB2. Can we port the same old labor date when filing new i140 under eb2 I.e. 20-nov-2008.
    2) when pd eb2 20-Nov-2008 will be current?

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  11. Happy New year to you and family.... keep up the good work.

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