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Can I apply for a visa in a DIFFERENT CATEGORY as a Third
Can I apply for a visa in a DIFFERENT CATEGORY as a Third Country National? I currently reside in the US on a J1 visa as an au pair. I am going to be studying after my time as an au pair. Can I apply … read more
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Im currently on a j1 visa (from germany) in the united
hello, im currently on a j1 visa (from germany) in the united states. i love the united states really much and want to study german and teach in the USA. i got acceptedt to great basin college and wil… read more
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Hi Judith, after the end of the J1 with HRR can my husband
Hi Judith, after the end of the J1 with HRR can my husband go back to India and apply for a fresh J1 VISA? or he can only apply for F2 (dependent on my F1) or Tourist B VISA… read more
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HI, I am in a graduate program (Ph.D) on J2 VISA. I had applied
HI, I am in a graduate program (Ph.D) on J2 VISA. I had applied for a change of status to F1 which is still pending. The "two year home country" requirement applies to my husband's J1 VISA and hence o… read more
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Hello Writing you about J2 visa, I came to US as J1 visa
Hello Writing you about J2 visa, I came to US as J1 visa holder to participate in internship program in hospitality field. In Us i met my husband, who is Italian citizen and holder of J1 visa - resear… read more
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I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on
I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on a J1 visa for the past 20 months or so with my wife as a dependent (J2) doing a postdoctoral research fellowship. I'm currently applying for … read more
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hello, thank you for your previous answer! i have one more
hello, thank you for your previous answer! i have one more question. I gonna change my h4b for F1 (so I can work and apply for work internships), is it possible to get a new visa from canada? (my stat… read more
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Hello, Im J2 visa holder (my husband J1, medical resident
Hello, I'm J2 visa holder (my husband J1, medical resident with 2 years requirement). We decided to divorce. In July next year he is going to change his status from J1 to H1b (he will get a waive beca… read more
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Judith Ludwic
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hi, Im j2 status holder and Im going to divorce soon (didnt
hi, I'm j2 status holder and I'm going to divorce soon (didn't start yet), If I understood wright I can't change my status to another visa (STUDENT OR WORK) because my husband has two-year home-countr… read more
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The person is applying for a visa change from J1 to F1. There
The person is applying for a visa change from J1 to F1. There is a cover letter which she needs to send to DHS along with visa We have the following questions The letter states: I do not wish to leave… read more
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I had a J-1 visa 6 years ago. After I went back to my country,
I had a J-1 visa 6 years ago. After I went back to my country, Brazil, I decided to return to the USA a year later. I got an au pair visa, which is also J-1. After spending 2 years as an au pair, I ch… read more
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Hello, Im a mother of a 4 years old son. who is a US
Hello, I'm a mother of a 4 years old son. who is a US citizen. I'm holding J2 visa which is under 2 years rule. My husband's holding J1 visa. he is going to graduate and leave the US soon.After my son… read more
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I have a friend who is in this country on a J1 visa (Teaching)
I have a friend who is in this country on a J1 visa (Teaching) along with her daughter, a J2 visa. There visas are still valid for another year. Unfortunately, with the recent cutbacks her contract wa… read more
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Hi.I am 22 years old female,i came to USA from Ukraine two
Hi.I am 22 years old female,i came to USA from Ukraine two years ago as an Au Pair for one year as a J1 visa.After my programm i decided to stay in the USA as a student.So i changed my J1 visa on F1 v… read more
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well i am here in usa as aupair. but i want to study here after
well i am here in usa as aupair. but i want to study here after i finish my aupair programme,\so what are the process for changing j1 into f1? do i need apply waiver ?and what type of document should … read more
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I came to US with J1 Au pair Visa in May 2006 and I sent document
I came to US with J1 Au pair Visa in May 2006 and I sent document to change status to B1 in May 2007 . It approved and I got new status B1 around August 2007. Then I had changed B1 to F1 visa from Lan… read more
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My au pair is extending with my family to stay a second year,
My au pair is extending with my family to stay a second year, as permitted under the program. However, it seems her J1 visa is not actually being renewed, so she won't be able to leave the country and… read more
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Hi, Im in the US on a Tourist Visa. I originally came to the
Hi, I'm in the US on a Tourist Visa. I originally came to the US on a J1 Visa. I was accepted to a local community college and hoped to get an F1 visa. This visa was denied by the US consulate in my h… read more
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