Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

What happens if I leave the US before my I-539 application to extend status is approved?

QUESTION: I filed my I-539 application to extend my H4 status. The application is not yet approved. I am supposed to go to India in a few weeks. What happens … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

My H1B visa expired, but my I-94 is valid. Am I still legally eligible to work?

QUESTION: My H1B visa expired last week. But the I-94 that I received when I came to the US, which I printed out from the CBP website, is valid for another … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

August 21, 2017 – Immigration News Update

August 21, 2017- Discussing the Building America’s Trust Act, the District Court case for the Texas SB4 bill, lawsuits filed in Chicago and California against Attorney General Sessions, a potential … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

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
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Ari Sauer

Ari Sauer is an immigration law attorney with the Memphis office of the Siskind Susser law firm. Ari answers questions on US immigration law submitted by readers. Email Ari Sauer to submit a question. immigrationanswerman@gmail.com

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