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In January 2015 I came to States as an au pair on J-1 visa.
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Thank you. My question is: how long does it take to change my status visa? I have a J1, au pair, and Id like to change to F1, to study here in USA. But I dont know how long it takes to get the new status … read more
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I arrived to US holding a J1 visa which expired on 01/07/2015.. but on november (2
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My girlfriend, who is a Brazilian national, is in the US on
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Our au pair is from south africa. Her 2year term is up in sept
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Hello, Im here in the US as an Au pair and Im a J1 visa
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My friend is currently here in the USA on a J1 visa as an Au
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Hi, We have an Aupair from Brazil who is in her 2nd year.
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Hi, I have difficult position right now and really need help. Let me explain my sit
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I had a J-1 visa 6 years ago. After I went back to my country,
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