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I have H4 EAD valid till Dec 2021 and currently working on
I have H4 EAD valid till Dec 2021 and currently working on status H4 EAD. My change of status to H1b is already approved effective 10/01. So after a month or 2 if i file change of status to h4 and it … read more
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I am an international student on F1 visa status and have my
Hello! I am an international student on F1 visa status and have my STEM OPT EAD. I changed my employer recently but my previous employer filled for my H1-B. That will start from 10/01/2020. Now what a… read more
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I entered in US on 12/05/2010 in L2 visa got EAD and started
I entered in US on 12/05/2010 in L2 visa got EAD and started working. I went out in L2 visa on 05/02/2013 and came back on H1 after consular stamping. Entered in US on H1B visa on 05/22/2013 and went … read more
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My wife current situation is she did COS from H4 to F1 in 2011
My wife current situation is she did COS from H4 to F1 in 2011 and currently doing 2nd degree, and her latest I-94 says "valid until Duration of Status" which is F1 status. applying for f1 to H4 COS a… read more
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I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to
I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to January, 2006 = 4 months Employer B: March, 2006 to May, 2006 = 3 months Employer C: May, 2006 to Dec, 2006 = 8 months (my h1 was approved ti… read more
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I filed for H1 visa in 2008 from an employer A but never
Hi, I filed for H1 visa in 2008 from an employer A but never used it and did not go for stamping due to market recession. Today I checked for LIN number status and USCIS website it is showing it as ap… read more
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Using an unused and expired H1B Petition Question.
I have an unused and expired H1B Petition (Approved for 3 years in 2008 CAP quota). It expired in Sept '10. I do not have a VISA stamped for this petition and therefore, I have never traveled to the U… read more
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For Judith ------------- I am working on H1 for the
For Judith ------------- I am working on H1 for the last over 5 years now. Never went out of US once entered on H1 and never was out of status. 1. My previous employer A (consulting company) withdrew/… read more
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1. Do vacation out of country and period on H4 visa count towards
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I am on F1 visa and working with a company on OPT (STEM-extension)
I am on F1 visa and working with a company on OPT (STEM-extension) that expires Jan 15, 2012. On April 7, my company applied for H1-B which got approved on May 16. I understand that H1-B goes in effec… read more
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I am thinking of applying to Business Schools in the US for
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I was working on OPT with a former employer and they sponsored
I was working on OPT with a former employer and they sponsored me working visa H-1B after my OPT finishes around July 2009. However, I decided to go back to pursue another graduate degree in September… read more
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6/12/1998 F1 (Valid until 06/11/2003) 9/1/2000 got a job. 12/15/2000 I-129
6/12/1998 F1 (Valid until 06/11/2003) 9/1/2000 got a job. 12/15/2000 I-129 Filed by employer. 1/12/2001 Graduated MS 2/17/2001 Met (First Wife). 4/26/2001 I-129 Approved 8/17/2001 H1B Visa (Valid unti… read more
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Question Can I get my H1 transferred at this point of time
Question: Can I get my H1 transferred at this point of time and get a fresh Green Card process started from a new employer as I still have 1 year & 9 months remaining in my H1 expiry? Facts: - I am wo… read more
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came here with family (3 months pregnant wife and 4 yeard old kid). I came in 14th Aug 2008 and family came on 14th Nov 2009 1) Previous H1B revoked in August 2009 2) H1B transfer filed in April 2009 … read more
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I got my first one year L1-B Visa in Sep 30 2004. I entered
I got my first one year L1-B Visa in Sep 30 2004. I entered USA on Jan 10 2005 and stayed in USA till Sep 28 2005. I went back to India after that and was working with my employer in india. I got my s… read more
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I am currently working on EAD for company A. I have an approved
I am currently working on EAD for company A. I have an approved H1-B through company B. I have not joined company B for even a single day. Now I want to transfer my H1-B from company B to company A. P… read more
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I am a student finishing my Masters from US and graduating
I am a student finishing my Masters from US and graduating in April 09. I would be starting my job in Microsoft in May 09. I need my H1 to be filed this April. However, a firm (Innergraph) had filed a… read more
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