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I completed my Stem MS in US and on the last 6 months of my
Hi,I completed my Stem MS in US and on the last 6 months of my OPT (36 months). My company did H1b for me and got it approved but got it as consular processing. I could not go back to India and get a … read more
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I am on H-1B cap-exempt visa and looking for options to
Second opinion] I am on H-1B cap-exempt visa and looking for options to transfer to cap-subject employer. Since my visa can not be transferred directly, I am considering filing for H4 COS and H4 EAD a… read more
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I am currently on F-1 OPT STEM working for employer A. They
Hello, I am currently on F-1 OPT STEM working for employer A. They filed for H-1B visa this year and it was selected through lottery but it was denied. I have received a job offer from another company… read more
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I would like to ask an immigration question. I'm currently
Yes, I'm currently on OPT now which ends in February and if a company decided to file h1b for me how do i extend my work authorization… read more
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An international student from Malaysia who just graduated in
Hi, my name is***** an international student from Malaysia who just graduated in Cal State University, Monterey Bay 5 months ago. I currently under the OPT status and was just wondering, whats the cri… read more
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I have questions about applying my OPT extension while my
Hi, I have questions about applying my OPT extension while my contract company just send out my H1B petition. … read more
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Question1: I am on STEM OPT Extension right now and it is
Question1: I am on STEM OPT Extension right now and it is valid until July 2019. My current employer is filing H1B for me, I wanted to ask If for some reason my employer decided on revoking my H1b app… read more
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Background: I am currently on F1 visa, Indian Passport and
Background: I am currently on F1 visa, Indian Passport and have a Master's degree in Urban Design, and on my first 12 months of F1 OPT which expires on Aug 28, 2018. My current employer is filing for … read more
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My OPT ended on July 10, 2017 and I applied for STEM
Hi, My OPT ended on July 10, 2017 and I applied for STEM extension on April 26, 2017. But, at the same time I applied for H1 and when I am applying OPT my I20 stated that my sevis automatically extend… read more
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Can I work when my STEM OPT was expired and my academic H-1B
Can I work when my STEM OPT was expired and my academic H-1B is pending? … read more
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I am the Director of Legal Compliance home security company.
I am the Director of Legal Compliance for a home security company. We are hiring a software engineer and would like her to come work for us as soon as possible. Here is the situation: She is currently… read more
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My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application
Hi ..My Employer filed H1B petition on April 1 2015. The application was picked in lottery and as it is premium processing will get the result by May 12th. My OPT expires on June 30th 2015. Problem is… read more
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I am currently on F-1 OPT visa status and my OPT expires on
I am currently on F-1 OPT visa status and my OPT expires on 5/31/15. I am currently working full-time in a non-profit organization and my employer recently started my H1B application. Presumably my ca… read more
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Question regarding OPT and unemployment and H1-B visa
Hi, "I was on OPT STEM extension from February 22, 2013, which is valid till July 21, 2014. The previous employer had applied for H1B visa on April 1, 2013 and I was on cap period since then. Meanwhil… read more
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Hi, Im an international student currently working on OPT.
Hi, I'm an international student currently working on OPT. My OPT period ends March 20 next year, and I'm not qualified for STEM extension. So if my employer sponsors my H1B, I can't work while I'm wa… read more
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Hi, I graduated from a US college and I am currently working
Hi, I graduated from a US college and I am currently working in the US via OPT. My company sponsored my H-1B application but I was recently notified by my attorney that I should expect rejection. Now … read more
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I have applied for my stem extension. But I got denial after
I have applied for my stem extension. But I got denial after my OPT end date. I got denial because of my I765 (basically I forgot to fill one line in that form). I am on cap gap period. Can I reapply … read more
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Hello, I graduated with a Masters degree from a US university
Hello, I graduated with a Master's degree from a US university in May 2009. Did my post-completion OPT from June 2009 to June 2010. Now I am on my 60 day grace period. I may have a job offer and I nee… read more
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