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I am on a J1 visa with two year home residency requirement
I am on a J1 visa with two year home residency requirement and haven't waived it. My J1 visa will be expired this August and I am currently in my home country, not in the US. Could I apply for a J2 vi… read more
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I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1
I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1 and J2 ead expire June 30, 2018. I have applied for waiver. Can my wife file for her own H1 b without filing for H4 … read more
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I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and
Hi. I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and my spouse is doing residency on a j2 visa. I finish my training a year ahead of my spouse and I would like to know what options my spous… read more
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I have a question on transfer from H1B to J2 visa. I am on
Hi I have a question on transfer from H1B to J2 visa. I am on H1B currently, but a training program I am looking at does not sponsor H1B. My wife is on J1 and I am thinking of switching to J2 to get E… read more
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Thank you reply. I did have a follow-up question. So as per
FOR JUDITH Thank you for your reply. I did have a follow-up question. So as per your legal opinion, since J2 212e requirement only applies to H,L, and F, I am free to ask for an advisory opinion, or a… read more
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I have question related to J1(exchange visitor visa)waiver.
Hello, I have question related to J1(exchange visitor visa)waiver. Me and my wife came to USA from India on J visa for medical residency training. She was on J1 visa initially and I was on J2 visa bac… read more
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. I am currently on an F1 visa, graduating in two months.
Hello. I am currently on an F1 visa, graduating in two months. I hope to start a new program at a different university but will have a 12 month gap. My husband is a J1 physician and will be applying f… read more
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If the subject code in the DS2019 is not in the skill list of home country but the visa sa
If the subject code in the DS2019 is not in the skill list of home country but the visa says 212(e) applies, is he subject to the 212(e) rules.… read more
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I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was
I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was the J1 she completed the 2 years physical presence while I did not. She was able to take an H visa later and me H4. Now I have a family based… read more
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I am a J-1 visa holder. After i finish my pediatric residnecy,
I am a J-1 visa holder. After i finish my pediatric residnecy, can I apply for a J-2 visa undermy husband who will have a J-1 visa? This way I can work until he finishes his residency?… read more
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I am came to USA on J2 visa, dependent form my husband who
I am came to USA on J2 visa, dependent form my husband who was doing his medical training. I change my status to j1 and I am doing now my medical training sponsored by the same program(ECFMG) If I app… read more
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My husband and I are originally from Pakistan and hes working
My husband and I are originally from Pakistan and he's working at LSU shreveport as a research fellow on a J1 visa (no home residency requirement). I am currently on a J2 visa. He recently got a job o… read more
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Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and
Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and my wife is completing a medical fellowship on a J1 Visa. We live in separate states and it does not seem that I can get a company to take ove… 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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hi, I came to USA as au-pair on J1 visa, after I get married
hi, I came to USA as au-pair on J1 visa, after I get married and change my status to J2 visa, I'm going to divorce and want to change my status to F1 visa, but my husband has 2 year home country resid… read more
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My husband is on j1 visa which expires on 1st june2010. I am
My husband is on j1 visa which expires on 1st june2010. I am also a j1 visa holder having two more years to stay. Can he get j2 visa immediately after the expiration of his j1 visa. Can he go for j2 v… read more
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Hi, Iam on j1 visa as a teacher in south carolina and my wife
Hi, Iam on j1 visa as a teacher in south carolina and my wife is on j2 visa, both of ours visas and DS 2019 says "Section 212(e) does not apply, bearer is not subject to two year rule". Does it mean t… read more
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