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Can I file alternate employment and file H1b Change of
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I am on H1- working. Completed 6th Year in oct 2017. Time
Hi, I am on H1-b working. Completed 6th Year in oct 2017.Time Line: 2017 - Dec - 05 - Employer D filed H1-b (Amendment + Extention) and USCIS has issued RFE which must be responded by March 11, 2018. … read more
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I am on OPT Cap-Gap Extension, initial OPT expired on July
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I have a rather unique case. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Hi, I have a rather unique case. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Below are my details: While on OPT, I accepted an offer from a company in May 2014. They agreed to sponsor me. My H1-B was applie… read more
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Hi, I have F1 visa valid until Nov 2015. My previous employer
Hi, I have F1 visa valid until Nov 2015. My previous employer has applied for my H1 in Apr '13 and it got approved. I left the job and went to India due to a family emergency in Sept '13. I am plannin… read more
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Hi Guillermo, I am foriegn national, came to US on F1 visa,
Hi Guillermo, I am foriegn national, came to US on F1 visa, once, I finished my Masters, I applied for H1 in Masters quota and got it approved for the period: Nov 2011 until Nov 2014 ( I have studied … read more
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My brother is on F1-OPT now and he got H1b approved for company
My brother is on F1-OPT now and he got H1b approved for company A and start date of H1b is OCT 01 2013 for company A. Now he got a better and full time offer from Company B and Company B dont want to … read more
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I have a U.S. bachelor degree in civil engineering. I obtained
I have a U.S. bachelor degree in civil engineering. I obtained an OPT in 2007 and got a STEM extension in 2008. Following obtaining my H-1b visa in 2010, I changed my H-1B visa to F-1 visa so that I c… read more
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I have OPT, which is set to expire on june 2012. The H1 B ,
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I graduated on 8th May 2009 form Vanderbilt with an MBA in
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Hello Attorney(s), I came to US on F1 visa in May 2005, graduated
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I am in OPT since Jan09 and I also got H1 Approved in April09.
I am in OPT since Jan'09 and I also got H1 Approved in April'09. The company who sponsored my H1 has laid off me 2 days back. My OPT is valid for one year till Jan'10. Can I transfer my H1 to another … read more
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