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I am on H1- (academic) and my wife is on F1-OPT. My H1- and
Hi, I am on H1-B (academic) and my wife is on F1-OPT. My H1-B and her OPT will expire simultaneously in near future. Then she will switch to J1, as the the employer sponsors J1. Can I switch to J2 and… read more
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I have a question regarding h1b to j2 transfer i am
Hello i have a question regarding h1b to j2 transfer i am currently on j1 approved to start j1 waiver on h1b. I will have i140 filed soon after. If after three years and completion of my waiver , my w… read more
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I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1
I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1 and J2 ead expire June 30, 2018. I have applied for waiver. Can my wife file for her own H1 b without filing for H4 … read more
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This is regrding j1 visa, how does this work? will u place a
how does this work? will u place a online call or telephonic call after payment? … read more
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I am on 6 th year of H1 visa, my labor is not filed yet. I
I am on 6 th year of H1 visa, my labor is not filed yet. I am planning to go to J1 visa for fellowship. My question is once i finish my fellowship can i do j1 waiver on h1 visa or which visa i can do j1 waiver? … read more
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I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and
Hi. I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and my spouse is doing residency on a j2 visa. I finish my training a year ahead of my spouse and I would like to know what options my spous… read more
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Judith JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about
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We are medicine residency applicants from India and I will
Hi, we are medicine residency applicants from India and I will be getting J1 visa for work and my wife will be on J1 visa or J2 visa. My questions are- 1) Can my wife work on J2 visa (i,e do a medical… read more
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I curretly have a J1 Visa (with a 2Y HRR) and will be completing
I curretly have a J1 Visa (with a 2Y HRR) and will be completing a medical fellowship in June 2015. My husband (who also is a J1 Visa holder with 2 Y HRR) will be completing his medical fellowship in … read more
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HI, I am in a graduate program (Ph.D) on J2 VISA. I had applied
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I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was
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Travelling out of US while EAD application is pending review
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I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on
I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on a J1 visa for the past 20 months or so with my wife as a dependent (J2) doing a postdoctoral research fellowship. I'm currently applying for … read more
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Dear madam/sir My name is XXXXX XXXXX Im on j1 visa and
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Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and
Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and my wife is completing a medical fellowship on a J1 Visa. We live in separate states and it does not seem that I can get a company to take ove… read more
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will my leaving usa before i 539 desition effect getting j2
i filed on may 24th got a reciept for i 539 for change of status from j1 to b2 .my grace period is ending on june 30 .will i be illigial after then . can i leave usa before i get any desition and atte… read more
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I am currently on H1B visa. I am in the 6th year of H1 B period
I am currently on H1B visa. I am in the 6th year of H1 B period and currently doing my advanced fellowship. My H1B is expiring this year in june. I have 2 more years of fellowship training left. I wan… read more
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I am on J2 visa doing my residency. My wifes J1 is completing
I am on J2 visa doing my residency. My wife's J1 is completing next year. She will get a waiver. When she gets a waiver, can I go to J1 staus after she gets a waiver for her J1. I have been on J2 for … read more
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