H1B premium processing is getting approval within 1 to 15 days of filing. How long does H1B transfer take? The best-case H1B approval data is updated daily using the official USCIS processing times and data shared by real H1B applicants in various forums and trackers online.
USCIS will refund the premium fees if they cannot process it in 15 calendar days including weekends. Regular H1B application takes more than 3 months to get approval.
The possibility of H1B approval is the same in regular vs premium application. If your employer is scaring you by saying that upgrading pending H1B to premium will result in denial or RFE, they are just trying to save money. This is a rumor and there is no need to believe it. Make sure that your employer files the proofs to support your employment as H1b Specialty occupation is the number one reason for H1B RFE and then denial.
If you have filed H1B in regular processing, we suggest to upgrade to premium processing so that you can get approval before October and can start working on Oct 1. Only your employer can raise the service request for the H1B application.
It is possible that your case is taking longer than other similar cases and may be stuck in administrative processing. If you lose your H1B job or have left it by choice, you have 60 days grace to find another H1B sponsor. You can start working immediately based on receipt on or before the 60th day. This will help you get a result before your day limit and avoid stopping work. Hi Anil, My employer applied for my first time H1-b visa last year.
In November they sent RFE and my employer said they have replied to it and they have done through premium processing on January 6th, Can you please share your experience of what is happening? If they have put in premium processing it should come up in 15 days correct? Most probably, your employer has not filed for premium upgrade at all. We have not heard of any case where premium stays pending for more than 15 days. You should be able to get result soon.
Can u please let me know when can we get the approval for an Amendment raised at Vermont center.Premium processing i is taking days for approval.
USCIS only revokes i if they find any fraud or mis-representation by your employer. You cannot use the i if it has been revoked. Employer may request the i withdrawal even after days.
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You can change employer using i and file H1B transfer multiple times as long as your Green card priority date is not current. Hello Anil, although the table shows that the most rapidly approved case of EB-2 NIW visa was introduced on March 25,it has been in effect since December 17, the date on which I first entered your page very informative for others.
I assume that until now there has not been a case approved more quickly than that 8 months and 26 daysbut I wanted to ask you if you do not know which month of the year the reviews of this type of visa are going to? Greetings and thanks in advance. I am not aware of any individual case. The data is sourced from crowd and is updated automatically every day. Thank you for your posting. It is really helpful. What is the best way to get H4 EAD faster?
You need i approval to file H4 EAD. H4 EAD does not have any premium available as a standalone application. You can change category from EB2 to EB3. But, it is too early to make that change. So, just relax and enjoy. Thank you Anil. My employer received PERM approval email today. How long it will take for official approval copy? USICS website shows the processing time as months.
This website shows 3. Wondering from where do you source the timelines from. When I checked the processing time, it has increased up to 13 months. Do you know how long it will take to process? Thanks so much! My priority date is Aug 3, and still pending. The point is that, since it was received, the processing times have kept increasing over and over from around months toso it looks like cases have not been approved since April, Do you have any insight on this?
May I know when is the next update on i cases. Attorneys recommend to leave 60 days in your max out time but i have seen people leaving US with 1 day left in total 6 year quota too. Regarding the I filing, do we need to submit the Originals of previous Employment Experience letters.
My attorney is asking me to provide all Originals of previous Employment Experience letters.Your personal dashboard to help you keep track of activity around YOUR priority date! If you have started your employment-based green card application process, you can now keep track of your progress towards your green card more effectively than ever before.
Stay in touch with approvals and denials of other applicants and be fully aware of the latest processing trends at all times. Personalize your dashboard with your own priority date, category, chargeability, etc, so you always see information relevant to your case. All dates and numbers shown below are for illustration only. Toggle navigation. Green Card Dashboard Powerful reports and analysis to help you track your progress towards your green card.
With advanced green card reports, you can do all of the following: Keep track of green card applications filed close to yours See how many trackitt applicants are ahead of you Easily see who's getting approved, who's getting denied, who's getting RFEs See the most advanced approval and denial reports Follow monthly and daily approval trends Receive regular email updates on latest approvals Receive email alerts when priority dates near yours get approved Participate in a forum for applicants with similar dates as yours See breakdown of pending applications on trackitt by category and country Compare performance of USCIS service centers Texas and Nebraska And finallyH1b extension processing time continues to take roughly up to 15 days.
In any case, The U. This can last up to a half year. H1b handling times used to associate with 4 months. Nevertheless, those days are gone and preparing times are creeping towards days. In any case, that used to be uncommon; however, it is by all accounts a noteworthy reason for concern. Initial three letters from H1B receipt are letters in order and they show the area name of the administration focus where the H1B visa appeals to was documented.
The two digits relate to current year of the H1B documenting, for yearit would be Regardless of the possibility that you know it was for a H1B visa application, you have no real way to make sense of that it was new, augmentation, exchange, top subject or top excluded.
There are couples of sites that post statuses of this number by scratching the USCIS site, be careful, and do not simply accept it is all H1B top subject-preparing times.
The second means to check for handling time is to choose you are preparing focus in light of the case number at your hand.
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In the wake of following strides 1 and 2, you may see the handling times at a middle. You may not see correct dates at a few focuses and they say two months or something like that, know that USCIS may not refresh these dates every day.
Another approach to take a gander at the preparing times is to take a gander at the normal handling times that others have taken in the previous couple of years.
Checking the normal handling times is most likely a superior metric when you are sitting tight for the reaction from USCIS. H1B visa status can be allowed at first for up to three years, and afterward can be reached out for an additional three years.
The ordinary extreme measure of time an outside national can stay in the U. In the event that the locale executive or administration focus chief arbitrates the application before the lapse of this day time span and denies the application for augmentation of stay, the work approval, under some occasion, should naturally endless supply of the forswearing choice.
In the event that the H1B specialist needs to go amid this time, they will be unable to return until the point that they get the new Visa. The day run is not a premise to reestablish the H-1B; it is decide that applies simply after a blaze H1B restoration appeal to have been recorded. In restricted conditions, H1B visa status can be stretched out past 6 years if.Remember Me? Follow us:. What's New? Welcome to r2iclubforums. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 20 of H1B extension Denied after 6 years with I Approved.
Have an Approved I but my H1B extension after 6 years application for next 3 years was denied. Am currently awaiting for the official denial notice to get the details. Am a bit unclear about an option, I have been reading on the internet.
Any help with this will be really appreciated. IMO if you H1B extension is denied and you have spent 6 years in US already you have to take 1 year break before you can apply again. I beleive you can file a new h1 with the same employer or some other employer by using approved There may be lots of reason your H1B extension got denied. If you are a contractor, did you submit your client contract letter stated how long you will be in the project?
Your I got denied based on your employer current creditability. But your employer never informed you. Lots of layoff in your company 5. You are working at client place without proper labor certificate for that location 6.
Not sufficient fees attached. You are earning way too much than specified in your labor certificate. If you are contractor, and working through some vendor means your employer is not a direct vedor, 3rd party to the clientit is unlikely your employer can provide proof of your client letter, unless client knows the fact and issue the letter. So you never know the reason until you receive the denial notice.
There is nothing wrong in your side and completely employer's fault. You can certainly apply new H1 with different company. Originally Posted by ahirman. I think there are better people on this forum to answer this and also Immihelp.
I would suggest to even call murthy. Other than that you need to provide some more details for people to give informed advise.
Did you apply H1 extension with the same employer that you have the I approved. Thanx Ranger. Am talking to a few lawyers by paying them.
The issue is right now still dont have the denial notice and all the lawyers are suggesting next action can be determined after looking at reasons for denial. The Approved I is with the same employer with whom am currently working and applied for H-1B extension.The graph and spreadsheet that you see below are updated daily at midnight automatically. These are the most updated times and reliable numbers.
If you see the numbers in above table different than the numbers and dates in spreadsheet and graph below, rely on the numbers in spreadsheet and graph. This certainly means that your case is taking longer than other similar cases and may be stuck in administrative processing.The problem with life on a H1B visa - Why it feels like slavery
It is taking days or delayed by days or 5 months to process application. Thanks a lot cant wait to join back to work after a big break. We filed h1b and h4 together in dec at vermont service center but h4ead was filed a week later.
When can i expect my h4ead? I cannot really give any concrete timeline but H4 approval is a good news. H4 EAD should be approved soon too. How long does it take for EAD to come? How do i check the status of my EAD? Can i work with approval notice for EAD? You cannot. You need the EAD card to start any kinf of work. How long does it take to get EAD card once approved? Current L2 EAD processing time. H4 Extension was not processed with H1B premium.
H4-EAD pre-filled sample form for new and renewal applications. H4 EAd renewal processing times. EAD pending since Jan H4 EAD filing multiple applications. Friend's H4 EAD approved filed at same time approved, mine pending. He is applying another extension by April Hi anil, My h4 is approved today but h4 ead is pending.H4 change of status is taking 2 to 12 months. Vermont has slowest processing time of 8 months.
H4 Visa and H1B are in same class of visa H and hence are eligible for dropbox. Check your Dropbox eligibility for India. You should NOT travel while your H4 extension is pending. If you leave US, your H4 extension may not be approved with new i You can get H4 visa stamp to re-enter USA though.
In that case, you would not need the H4 extension application that you have filed and is pending in US. I observed California time line two time in last 3 months it goes back to June 1st from July 10th.
My H1B approved within 5 days. Her biometric is scheduled for My Can we change Service center to CA or Nebraska now? Since my H1B was filed under premium, is there any chance that her H4 extension may get expedited?
At this time, we only know that H4 and H4 EAd are being processed in regular processing time even when all 3 are filed together with H1B premium.
What does this mean and How long does it take for the receipt? Also, my H4 status is still pending. I moved from H1B to H4 and have received the receipt for H4.
Would it be risky to travel to India in July? What happens to the H4 pending application here? Does it also affect my H4 EAD processing time? Will the stamped visa help in this case? My L2 request is being processed at Texas center. Can someone advice how much processing time does it take at Texas center.