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I am working on full-time CPT (Day one CPT) during my second
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I have a Master's degree in computer science from one of the
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Dear Attorney, I came to United States of America on F1 visa
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Hi, This is regarding change of status of my wife's Visa from H4 to F1. My wife is currently doing her masters and currently is on H4 visa. I have an approved I-140. My wife has an EAD as a result of … read more
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If I-140 is approved, can one travel out of USA and back on F1/H4?
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I am on H1- now. My fiancée is now on F1-OPT after
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Need info on RFE approval rates and CPT enrollment
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My wife current situation is she did COS from H4 to F1 in 2011
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Hi, I used to work for nonprofit organization(ABC) previously
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I am currently on F-1 Visa and pursuing Doctoral Degree in
I am currently on F-1 Visa and pursuing Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in University of Northern Virginia. Recently I applied for H1-B on June 8th 2012 through ************ Inc. I received … read more
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Hi, I am on an H1B visa that expires on 30 September 2012
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Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status.
Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status. My H4 expired on 12/2/11 and applied for Extension of H4 on 11/07/11.I have also applied for F1 (COS) on 10/20/11 and F1 got approved on 01… read more
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FOR JUDITH Judith, I think the earlier answer i have provided
FOR JUDITH Judith, I think the earlier answer i have provided was not accurate. In fact we have filed for F1 (COS) before expiration of H4 status. Here is the sequence of events for further clarificat… read more
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