Immigration Issues/Working beyond OPT


Dear Ramasamy,
Thankyou for answering my previous question. I am working on my OPT on a contract position and my company wants to make me permanent now.Is there anyway I can work for them beyond my OPT,since the H1 is gone?



Ruhnaz: If your are a researcher and the job is in R&D you can try for an O-1 visa. Besides this I do not see any other option. Please note that my advise is limited by this format as well as the information provided.

Best of luck.

Ramasamy Krishnan
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Ramasamy Krishnan


Immigration particularly business immigration and National Interest Waivers.


I have over 7 years of experience in all facets of immigration law. Specifically focusing on filing of National Interest Waivers (NIW), Alien of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers/Professors petitions for Ph.D's and other advanced degree professionals. I have also assisted clients in numerous PERM, H-1b, L and other nonimmigrant visa applications. I am a partner at the law firm Ashley & Krishnan,

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