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I am currently in the US working on a STEM OPT visa and would like to get some advise on green card filing process. … read more
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My stem opt ended on Feb 18 and my employer is filing h1b
Hello , My stem opt ended on Feb 18 and my employer is filing h1b petition with change of status. My doubt is if employer will be able to make it filing within the grace period. Please can you advise … read more
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Kevin
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I am located in California, Palo Alto, I am currently on F1
Hello, I am currently on F1 OPT. I will now be applying for H1B and STEM OPT extension. my current employer is not e-verified and can hence only apply for H1B. My OPT ends July 12 and hence I would need to apply for STEM OPT extension around April 12. I would apply for STEM OPT extension through another employer. Is this allowed, applying for STEM OPT extension through employer B while my H1B application is pending through employer A? If I quit employer A after my H1B application through them, work for employer B and then in case my H1B gets selected, I work for employer A again during cap gap/october 1 onwards, is this allowed? Is there any other way of going about this? … 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
Denise Cann
Denise Cann
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I'm currently employed full-time with an employer X in
I'm currently employed full-time with an employer X in Atlanta, Georgia. Now, I got a contract opportunity (work from home:15-20 hours per week) from another employer Y in Virginia. I'm currently in a… read more
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Expert Mark
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I am on an F1 Opt and my OPT is ending on July 7th. My
Hi,I am on an F1 Opt and my OPT is ending on July 7th. My company filed H1B but I didn't hear back of the result. My legal attorney will file OPT extension in few days.Under these conditions, today I … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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After finishing Masters in Computer Science, I started my
After finishing Masters in Computer Science, I started my first year OPT on 27 June 2016 and working as a contractor in a good company in Austin. I have to apply OPT STEM extension before 3 months of … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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Judith,I am a student working on STEM. My employer, a
Hi Judith,I am a student working on STEM. My employer, a university, has refused to sponsor H1B(cap exempt) now. I have been working here for almost 2 years, they asked me to use my STEM and now when … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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I am looking at options to work on my F1 student visa by enrolling
I am looking at options to work on my F1 student visa by enrolling in a program and doing CPT from the begining. Is this legal?… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
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Juris Doctor
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Hello, Im international student in the US. Recently I
Hello, I'm international student in the US. Recently I found out that my university changed the CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) code of my major on my I-20 last October, two months befo… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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Hi, My question(s) involves F-1 student STEM extension,
Hi, My question(s) involves F-1 student STEM extension, OPT and H1-B application. I am currently on OPT after completing a Masters in May of this year in Industrial Arts. My undergraduate bachelors de… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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If company B decides to file for H1 next year, can they apply
If company B decides to file for H1 next year, can they apply for my OPT extension immediately upon joining them or should they wait until H1 by Company A is revoked ?… read more
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Expert Mark
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18,858 satisfied customers
I am a Ph.D student of Electrical Engineering from a U.S. university.
I am a Ph.D student of Electrical Engineering from a U.S. university. I was on POST Completion OPT based on my Ph.D degree from March 2012 to March 2013, and I have been working for a E-verified compa… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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My current situation: I am an international student on F1.
My current situation: I am an international student on F1. I am currently working with a US employer on my Optional Practical Training(OPT) work authorization, which expires this end of MAY and have t… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Manager
J.D.
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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
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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I currently have an EAD card and I got a job as a independent
I currently have an EAD card and I got a job as a independent contractor. My question is: 1. Am I eligible to fill in I-9 form since I am an international graduated student and only have EAD card for … read more
Wilton A. Person
Wilton A. Person
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I am a PhD student on a F1 visa - I just completed the academic
I am a PhD student on a F1 visa - I just completed the academic requirements for the degree by submitting my thesis today. The graduation date will be March 2009. My international office advisor says … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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J.D.
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i went to college in the state under F-1 visa. Now i am working
i went to college in the state under F-1 visa. Now i am working under OPT. My opt will expire in may 30. 2009.I currently have a full time job in my study field.However I am not sure if they will spon… read more
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