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My SEVIS status is terminated.when i working as a Teaching
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hi, My J-1 status expired on June 1 2010. As my husband is
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I am currently in the USA on a B2 holiday visa and desperately
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hi can I get a student visa when my j1 is expired but I have
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how can i change my current j1 visa status to h2b work visa
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