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My au pair is applying to change her status from a J-1 to a
my au pair is applying to change her status from a J-1 to a B-2 visa. WE are filling out the Form I-539 and it asks for an alien registration number. Does as J-1 visa holder have an alien registration… read more
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Tina! I was in the US on H1B visa until July 2015. My
Hi Tina! I was in the US on H1B visa until July 2015. My company cut costs and got rid of employees, so I had to go home (Spain). I´m applying for a program to teach in the US and get a J-1 visa this … read more
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my question is regarding a possible case involving my fiancee,
my question is regarding a possible case involving my fiancee, a grad student under an F-1 visa. She got a postdoc offer and they want to change her to a J-1 visa. The problem with that is, as I under… read more
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Dear Judith, I am currently a J-1 holder subjected to the
Dear Judith, I am currently a J-1 holder subjected to the 2-year rule. However, I want to return to the USA to get my degree here. My exchange program in the USA was completely funded by Brazil govern… read more
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***Question***** My Iranian friend is here on a J-1 visa.
***Question***** My Iranian friend is here on a J-1 visa. He is flying back to Iran this week (on 7/31). He would like to return to the US in December. Prior to his return, will he have to go a US Emb… read more
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Hi, Im international student who is working under F1 OPT
Hi, I'm international student who is working under F1 OPT visa. Currently, I'm employed but my OPT (Optional Practical Training) visa is going to expire in June 17th 2013. My question is: Can I apply … read more
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I entered USA with J-1 visa and my visa was for the
I entered USA with J-1 visa and my visa was for the period from June 28, 2012 to September 30, 2012 which is stated in my passport and on my I-94 form as well. I do not have any restrictions on my J-1… read more
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Hi Am wezzie am from malawi Am currently in the NYC with
Hi Am wezzie am from malawi Am currently in the NYC with a j1 visa and its still valid till the next 8 months Am trying to find a way to get a new different visa to extend my stay I saw you on the int… read more
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My daughter is studying now in High School in USA under J-2
My daughter is studying now in High School in USA under J-2 visa because of my J-1 visa for 1 year(No two years rules applied). She would like to stay two more months to finish her junior year. Now, I… read more
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I am a 25 y/o single woman, University student from Lithuania.
I am a 25 y/o single woman, University student from Lithuania. My sister just became a US citizen and applyed for a Green card for my Father. What would be a shortest way for me to become a green card… read more
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My fiance arrived to the U.S. on June 6th on a J-1 visa from
My fiance arrived to the U.S. on June 6th on a J-1 visa from Russia. We married on June 17th...all this after meeting last summer during 2009. We applied for her to become a permanent resident using f… read more
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Hi how are you?i am a J-1 visa holder i want to apply for any
Hi how are you?i am a J-1 visa holder i want to apply for any visa is there any way that i can apply?… read more
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Can I get married if I am a US Citizen but my girlfriend is
Can I get married if I am a US Citizen but my girlfriend is in the US on a "pending" status for her tourist visa? If we did do that what, if any, complications might arise? DETAIL: Her J-1 (au pair) v… read more
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Hello! I am a green card holder (through marriage to a US citizen).
Hello! I am a green card holder (through marriage to a US citizen). Is there any way to get my nephew 13 y.o. (son of my deceased younger brother, from Kazakhstan) to live here with me (or go to schoo… read more
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hi can I get a student visa when my j1 is expired but I have
hi can I get a student visa when my j1 is expired but I have a letter from an agency which employes me that I am legally here… read more
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My brother had a j1 visa that was cancelled, do toy think it
My brother had a j1 visa that was cancelled, do toy think it is best for him to go back to the Philippines? He really rather stay here in the US. What would be his best option?… read more
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How I can extend my permission to stay in the country for 15 more days
I came to USA in march 2007 like an AU PAIR with a J1 visa. I decided to extend my program for one more year so I traveled to Colombia and renewed my Visa for one more year. My visa will expire on Mar… read more
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J-1 visa holder from Poland. Valid passport. I applied for
J-1 visa holder from Poland. Valid passport. I applied for an extension but was told something was missing. I tryed to fix it but never got a response the second time. Long story short, my J-1 visa is… read more
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