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FOR JUDITH ONLY: Judith, Thanks very much for getting back
FOR JUDITH ONLY:Hi Judith,Thanks very much for getting back to me. Here are my follow-up questions:1. Is it risky for the applicants to travel before they obtain their green cards, even if they obtain… read more
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I'm came on an F1 student, got my nursing degree and my OPT expires this August 2016. My hospital employer offers me a permanent job position and would sponsor me for an EB-3 visa. How long is the pro… read more
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I have an L2 visa with an expiration date on 12/22/2019 but
Hi, I have an L2 visa with an expiration date on 12/22/2019 but my husband L1 petition expired on 4/1/2016 because we start the process for the green card instead of renewing the visa. I have an EAD t… read more
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May 2015) I have Completed My Masters, And I am on my 12
Hi Sir, I am Sandy Recently (May 2015) I have Completed My Masters, And I am on my 12 Months Opt Planning to file H1 Application Coming April 2016 Can My employer apply for Green Card Now Which means … read more
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I am currently on my F-1 visa working as a RN with
Hello, I am currently on my F-1 visa working as a RN with my 1-year OPT work permit. According to the current immigration rules, working as a regular nurse with a BSN degree will not qualify me to app… read more
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I am an International student from Venezuela in OPT STEM
Hi, I am an International student from Venezuela in OPT STEM extension expiring in May 2016 (~1year from now). My employee has applied for H1b (Non-advanced degree) last 2 years, but no success (we ar… read more
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Dear Immigration Attorney, On May 5th 2015 my wife was
Dear Immigration Attorney, On May 5th 2015 my wife was randomly selected in the Diversity (Green Card) Lottery 2016. Currently we are in the United States on F1 (my OPT ends in the end of May 2015) an… 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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Both me & my spouse are in the USA on L1-A, my Green card process
Both me & my spouse are in the USA on L1-A, my Green card process is just about to start but as of now both of us can legally stay in USA on L1-A Visa only until 5th July 2015. What's the latest date … read more
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! I have received an RFE while an H1B transfer . In the case
Hi! I have received an RFE while an H1B transfer . In the case of a denial, what are the next steps? If my company files for my green card would it help? Thanks… read more
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Hi Judith: I am a Canadian citizen and have been living in
Hi Judith: I am a Canadian citizen and have been living in th united states since 1999. My wife, 3 kids and I are green card holders. Mine expires in september of 2015 and theirs about 6 months later.… read more
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Current Visa Status: H1B (6 yrs expiring - 12/17/2012).
Current Visa Status: H1B (6 yrs expiring - 12/17/2012). EAD (dependent on spouse's pending I-485). Employment Status: Currently employed on H1B with company A and Company B being my client. Question: … read more
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Hi, I have a question about eligibility to re-apply for Green
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Hi JudithI am on Optional Practical Training that ends on
Hi Judith I am on Optional Practical Training that ends on July 8, 2011; and have filed (March 31) for change of status from F1 to R1. Do I have to go back to my country if my application won't come t… read more
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Dear madam, sir, hello. I have the following question. I
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My German wife and I married while she was under OPT on 5/2/09
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