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I am on my STEM OPT right now which is valid until Dec 2018.
I am on my STEM OPT right now which is valid until Dec 2018. My company applied for my H1 B this year, and it got approve. I that case my H1 B would start from Oct 1st this year. I have my approval notice with me. But I have lost my job now. … read more
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Judith, I am on F1 status currently and wish to start
Hi Judith, I am on F1 status currently and wish to start my work with Employer B. However, Employer A sponsored my H1 and it got picked in the lottery. Employer A gave me an offer letter mentioning th… read more
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I am an international student working University, I
Hi, I am an international student working for an University, I graduated in 2014 and was working on OPT, I got my STEM approved (till next June 2016). As, I was looking for new job opportunities, I ap… read more
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My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application
Hi ..My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application was picked in lottery and as it is premium processing will get the result by May 12th. My OPT expires on June 30th 2015. Problem is… read more
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Dear Lawyer: I am a student, who is currently on OPT status
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For Judith,Im on my 17-Month Post-Completion OPT which
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Hi,I am based out of California currently in OPT valid until
Hi,I am based out of California currently in OPT valid until Dec 2013 my employer filed for H1B FY2014 under premium category and I got selected in Lottery and its approved 1. Now I got my H1 approved… read more
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If company B decides to file for H1 next year, can they apply
If company B decides to file for H1 next year, can they apply for my OPT extension immediately upon joining them or should they wait until H1 by Company A is revoked ?… read more
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I am currently on OPT which will expire on June 4th 2013. My
I am currently on OPT which will expire on June 4th 2013. My current employer will be filing h1b in premium this year so I will be in cap-gap from June 4th till October 1st. Since my employer is filin… read more
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Hi This Question is about H1 transfer. Situation: I
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My current employer A has filed an H1 petition for me for this
My current employer A has filed an H1 petition for me for this year .It is a regular processing and it is in pending status. I have an offer from another employer who is willing to sponsor too . My OP… read more
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I am on cap-gap extension. My h1 by company A is approved but
I am on cap-gap extension. My h1 by company A is approved but it is effective from 1st OCT. Meanwhile I got an offer from company B. Can Company B transfer my H1 before 1t OCT? If not, Can company B f… read more
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I am on cap-gap extension and my petition is approved for company
I am on cap-gap extension and my petition is approved for company A. I have another offer from company B. Meanwhile my spouse is appearing for h4 via stamping from my home country. After stamping and … read more
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I need to know about two situations 1. I am currently on
I need to know about two situations 1. I am currently on OPT (F1 VISA) working for a company A. Recently they filed my H1B and got approved in APRIL 2010 itself . Officially H1B visa start from OCT-1.… read more
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I am holding F1 status and am now on my OPT which basically
I am holding F1 status and am now on my OPT which basically will expire on May 17, 2010. My current employer is a university, and now, I have a chance to ask it to sponsor my academic H1B application.… read more
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I am working for Company A on L1 B visa which is getting expired
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I applied for an H1-B visa and the petition was approved. Now,
I applied for an H1-B visa and the petition was approved. Now, I got an offer from a very good school to do my masters, all tuition and living expenses will be paid, so now I want to not use my H1-B a… read more
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i have an H1B appoved through consulting company A for 1 st
i have an H1B appoved through consulting company A for 1 st oct 2008. currently i am on H4 visa . i have a job offer from company B for full time can i get my H1B transferred to company B before 1st o… read more
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