Legal costs for visa when switching employers

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bolla777
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Legal costs for visa when switching employers

Post by bolla777 » Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:00 pm

I have been sponsored by my current employer for over 6 years and am in the last stages of the green card application (I-485 has been pending for almost 2 years). I have recently accepted a similar position with another company (company B) and upon filing notice with my current company (company A), company A has told me I owe them legal costs for current term of the current visa. It seems they created a new policy in 2005 that states this. I was never informed of this, nor did I sign anything acknowledging this. Is this legal for company A to do this ?

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Post by nelsona » Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:23 pm

What does your lawyer say.

That is a hint to get a lawyer.
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Post by rbsullivan » Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:11 am

And ...... how do you expect your keep your I-485 "valid", when you have no intention of working for them upon GC approval ?

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Post by nelsona » Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:34 am

AC21 allows for one -- after I-485 has been pending for 6 months -- to move to another company, with them picking up sponsorship.

It's called I-140 portability.
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