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I recently got married with a woman with valid H1B Visa that will be expired in October 2010. The USCIS issued her H1B visa with wrong spelling (e.g. Lysa instead of Lisa) and her employer is requesting USCIS to change her name to the correct one that may take many months so I would like to apply her green card based on our marriage. My question is... Do I need to wait until her name is being corrected or can I just apply her green card based on our marriage?  

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Hi,

You can sponsor your wife without waiting for name to be corrected.

On the sponsorship paperwork use the correct spelling even though the USCIS has earlier approved her H1B petition with incorrect spelling.

Regards,
Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
www.h1b1.com

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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