Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

Memphis immigration lawyer Ari Sauer provides news and information on US immigration law.

I was chosen in the H-1B lottery, but my J-1 is expiring in June. Can I stay in the US till October?

QUESTION: I have been in the US on a J-1 through the Teacher Exchange Program for almost three years, and my J-1 will be expiring on in June. I applied … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

I am in H-1B status. Can I take maternity leave?

QUESTION: I am in H-1B status. I just found out that I am pregnant. Will I lose my status when I stop working to have my baby? Am I able … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Info on regulation changes proposed by USCIS for Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

On December 30, 2015, USCIS published proposed regulation changes entitled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” This is just the proposed … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

My H-1B extension of status has been denied. Can I still leave the U.S. and reenter on a new H-1B visa?

By¬†Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser Law Firm. QUESTION- I have been working in the US in H-1B status for three years. Shortly … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can a company ask an employee to pay for the costs for the company to sponsor the employee for an H-1B visa?

QUESTION: Can a company ask an employee to pay for the attorney fees and filing fees for the company to sponsor the employee for an H-1B visa? ANSWER: There are … Continue reading

April 29, 2010 · Leave a comment