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I am at the end of OPT extension and this is my last attempt
I am at the end of OPT extension and this is my last attempt to get H1b visa. My Employer filed H1B for me this year and it got selected in random selection. I attended an interview recently at a univ… read more
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I am currently on an F1 CPT until April 23. My F1 OPT should
Hello, I am currently on an F1 CPT until April 23. My F1 OPT should start June 1st. My current company A wants to file for my H1B before this April 1st. I got an offer from company B that I've accepte… read more
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Can the Universities in USA apply - at any time of
Can the Universities in USA apply for H1-B at any time of the year? I am a Masters student, who came to USA as student on F1 visa. I am currently working in OPT STEM 17 month extension cap gap (till 3… read more
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Again :) This time I have a simple question: I have an
Hello again :) This time I have a simple question: I have an approved H1B and am currently in the US on my OPT cap gap. When applying for the H1B I applied for COS instead of Consular processing. Can … read more
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I have a rather unique case. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Hi, I have a rather unique case. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Below are my details: While on OPT, I accepted an offer from a company in May 2014. They agreed to sponsor me. My H1-B was applie… read more
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I need a help in my F1 OPT Visa status.My OPT expires on June
I need a help in my F1 OPT Visa status.My OPT expires on June 30,2015. I applied for OPT extension in April 10 with my current employer 'a'. That application is currently pending with USCIS. However, … read more
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, I have below questions: 1. I am currently in OPT
Hi, I have below questions: 1. I am currently in OPT status. I am working from company A. There is a company B that is currently running my pay stubs. Company A and B are sister companies dbw (doing b… read more
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Hi I am currently on 12 months post-graduation OPT and OPT
Hi I am currently on 12 months post-graduation OPT and OPT expires on 3/31/2015. Can I still apply for H1B in 2015 while keeping working in the States? My current employee is e-Verify so I am eligible… read more
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Hi, My H1B petition was approved as of May 2014 for the
Hi, My H1B petition was approved as of May 2014 for the lottery in April 2014. However, I recently just got let go as of July 2nd, 2014 and will be an employee on paper as of August 15th, 2014. Since … read more
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If I get H1B granted is there a way that carriers me over the
If I get H1B granted is there a way that carriers me over the period to October 1st 2015? My OPT card is valid to june 30th 2015 only. Under OPT I can work in a job that is associated with my B.S. or … read more
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Hi, I have F1 visa valid until Nov 2015. My previous employer
Hi, I have F1 visa valid until Nov 2015. My previous employer has applied for my H1 in Apr '13 and it got approved. I left the job and went to India due to a family emergency in Sept '13. I am plannin… 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 On my cap-gap OPT valid till september 30 . H1B approved.
Hi On my cap-gap OPT valid till september 30 . H1B approved. I797 Received. Laid off recently by H1B employer. August 30 last pay day , could probably get compensated for additional few weeks. Prospec… read more
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Hello Judith, I am on a cap gap since July (which is when
Hello Judith, I am on a cap gap since July (which is when my OPT expired) this year, with an approved H-1B. However, I was laid off two weeks ago. This employer A (who filed for the H-1B) is going to … read more
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I am currently on OPT which will expire on June 4th 2013. My
I am currently on OPT which will expire on June 4th 2013. My current employer will be filing h1b in premium this year so I will be in cap-gap from June 4th till October 1st. Since my employer is filin… read more
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I have a H4 visa expiring July 3rd 2012. In June, I got a H1B
I have a H4 visa expiring July 3rd 2012. In June, I got a H1B approved with COS with a effective date of Oct 1 2012. I have aslo applied for an extension of my H4 status only till Sep 30th 2012 along … read more
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My current employer A has filed an H1 petition for me for this
My current employer A has filed an H1 petition for me for this year .It is a regular processing and it is in pending status. I have an offer from another employer who is willing to sponsor too . My OP… read more
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I am a M.S. Elec Engg on OPT EAD since Jan 11 2009. My extended(17-month)
I am a M.S. Elec Engg on OPT EAD since Jan 11 2009. My extended(17-month) OPT EAD ends in June. I am currently working for a consulting company from Jan 2009. I am working at a third party client as a… read more
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