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I am on H1B Visa currently working in IT field. On Friday, I
I am Kartik, I am on H1B Visa currently working in IT field. On Friday, I got email from client, lets say, Citi Bank, that my services are no longer needed. Due to management changes, they wish to get… read more
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Hi. I would like to get perspective on a concern of mine, and thanks for your patience. I'm currently on H-1B status since October 1st, 2011. I extended my H-1B once after 3 years, and changed my empl… read more
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Judith! I am currently on H1B and my wife who is currently
Hi Judith! I am currently on H1B and my wife who is currently on H4 plans to start school from Jan2016 (Spring semester) on F1 visa. My employer has also agreed to initiate my Green Card process under… read more
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1. Background / Chronology of Events. a. In Oct 01 2009 my
1. Background / Chronology of Events. a. In Oct 01 2009 my FIRST H1B was approved - I left US on Oct 21 2009 .Used only 20 Days. b. Returned back to US after 1.5 years on F1. On Jan 03 2012 - My SECON… read more
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Hi, I am Anirudh Nagesh from Sunnyvale, CA. I had a question
Hi, I am Anirudh Nagesh from Sunnyvale, CA. I had a question regarding the H1b Masters quota. I was unfortunate for the second time not to get selected during h1b this year. I have a Masters degree fr… read more
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I was on F1 OPT which was valid till 14th Jan 2012. My new
I was on F1 OPT which was valid till 14th Jan 2012. My new employer filed for H1B (academic) with starting date as 2nd jan. We didnt hear back regarding H1B approval, so I continued on my f1 OPT. I go… read more
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I am currently on H4 visa and the petition is valid till May
I am currently on H4 visa and the petition is valid till May 2014. I have joined my school for MS in IT in Spring 2012 and completed 1st semester (12 credits). I am now evaluating two options: 1. Do C… read more
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I completed my first MS degree in USA in May 2011. My OPT started
I completed my first MS degree in USA in May 2011. My OPT started from 6/30/2011 and the validity was till 6/29/2012. I got a job with a US company in August. My employer sponsored my H1B, which was a… read more
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hi, im currently an F1 visa here and i was just release from
hi, i'm currently an F1 visa here and i was just release from SEVIS 10/20 for tranfer to other school but my course for my current school is until january 24,2012. now my transfer school is asking me … read more
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I am on F1 visa and working with a company on OPT (STEM-extension)
I am on F1 visa and working with a company on OPT (STEM-extension) that expires Jan 15, 2012. On April 7, my company applied for H1-B which got approved on May 16. I understand that H1-B goes in effec… read more
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I am on H1B in 1st year with whom I am employed with IT software
I am on H1B in 1st year with whom I am employed with IT software company, lets say, IBM. The end client, say, Bank of America, with whom my IT company has agreement informed my contract would be endin… read more
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I am thinking of applying to Business Schools in the US for
I am thinking of applying to Business Schools in the US for Classes starting Spring 2012 ( Jan - Feb ). If i am accepted for Spring term 2012 : At that time i would have spent close to 4.7 years in th… read more
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Hello Judith, I am Kartik. We discussed my wifes case 3 months
Hello Judith, I am Kartik. We discussed my wife's case 3 months back. Have a question. My wife is currently on H1B Visa and in 5th year of H1B. She has 8 (3 years in India, 5 years in US) years of IT … read more
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Hi Judith, Sorry for delay in getting back to you. This weekend
Hi Judith, Sorry for delay in getting back to you. This weekend was travelling so could not reply to acceptance email earlier. My query is 1. How much time time would it take to transfer from H1B to F… read more
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I am Kartik. I have put this question in Answer.com. Since,
I am Kartik. I have put this question in Answer.com. Since, you answered my last question, I am also sending this question to you. Hope I will not be charged two times. My question. I am on H1B Visa. … read more
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I completed Masters in May 2008 and basis of that I am filing
I completed Masters in May 2008 and basis of that I am filing H1B in masters quota. My current work permit relates to my second Masters and it is a CPT and not an OPT. My current permit work permit on… read more
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Hi, I am currently an F-1 Student. I planned to graduate
Hi, I am currently an F-1 Student. I planned to graduate in december 2009. My employer has applied for my H1B petition(Consular processing). But i might have to extend my graduation till spring 2010. … read more
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I currently work in the U.S with H1B since 2005. I am planing
I currently work in the U.S with H1B since 2005. I am planing to leave the job and U.S. at the end of May. I am coming back to U.S next August 2010 for a graduate school. I know that since I am leavin… read more
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