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Can I apply for a visa in a DIFFERENT CATEGORY as a Third
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Best visa for someone 19, unemployed has a lot of savings,
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In January 2015 I came to States as an au pair on J-1 visa.
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My GF is on a j-1 Visa and it expires in a few weeks but she
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Hello, Im here in the US as an Au pair and Im a J1 visa
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What are all the options for a Canadian citizen, which is 24
What are all the options for a Canadian citizen, which is 24 years old, has only a high school diploma, and is employed in Canada, sponsored in Canada via their family, be able to enter the US multipl… read more
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Hi, We have an Aupair from Brazil who is in her 2nd year.
Hi, We have an Aupair from Brazil who is in her 2nd year. She would like to stay another 2 years by a Student visa or work visa. What options does she have to apply for? Does she have to go back to Br… read more
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I have J1 visa.I am an AU Pair. Which options do I have to
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Hello! My name is Gulya.I am from Uzbekistan. I came to USA
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Hi, I have difficult position right now and really need help. Let me explain my sit
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Hi Mr Senmartin, I would like to know, I am currently an au
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I am a US citizen. I filed Petition I-30 for my mother. She
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Hello! Im from Ukraine.I live in usa now and I have
Hello! I''m from Ukraine.I live in usa now and I have J1 viza which is expire in September 10th. I''d like to study at the University and I have a sponsor.The problem is that I can''t start fall semes… read more
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Hello, We are interested in finding out if it is possible ...
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