Religious Worker Visa, premises still under construction

The petitioner is a newly established religious organization {has IRS 501( c )(3) and state registration}. However, its principal place of business (this would be the beneficiary’s work location as well) is still under construction (so far, they have made good progress in the construction of the building). The petitioner does not conduct any religious programs yet. No other primary office location. Can the petitioner file an R1 for a minister for future employment? Would there be issues with the site visit if the facility is not completed by then? Do you have any advice on how to proceed with this case?

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Religious Worker Visa, premises still under construction

 

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As long as you have somebody who can start working soon, I think it could be accommodated. In this case I would have to review the law. FAQ in detail...

 

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