Possible Nightmare at the US consulate – The infamous INA 221(g)!

By Ali Zaidi, Legal Assistant Shah Peerally Law Group PC Imagine the following situation. You’re a student working on OPT whose status is about to expire. Logically, you ask your company to sponsor you for H-1B. Your company happily obliges. After a longer than normal processing time and after responding to a 20 page Request for Evidence from USCIS your H-1B is finally approved.  The news is exhilarating as H-1B is often the first step towards an employment based Green Card for many highly educated immigrants in the United States. Now that you’ve accrued some vacation time, you decide it’s a good time to visit your friends and family back home. You inform your manager that you’ll be taking two [...]