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I was just recently laid off however discovered another position at a growing biotech business. My new company simply sent the H-1B petition prior to completion of my grace period. I wish to remain permanently in the United States. The length of time do I have to make an application for a permit?
If my company isn’t going to sponsor me, I heard I can self-petition for an EB-1A or EB-2 NIW permit?
— Hopeful in Hayward
Congrats on your brand-new task offer and H-1B transfer. Numerous companies are hiring gifted people today. Every business has the right to their own immigration sponsorship policy, so it can be worthwhile to discuss this entering into your new function to make certain that everyone’s on the same page as to how things can unfold with respect to your green card.
Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.