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Gj used his H1B Visa for 7 months in 2007 and left the
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I need advise on my L1- extension denied on Dec 27, 2017
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I had a H1B petition approved and H1B visa stamped in 2012
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I have a question on H1B visa, its an approved L1b petition.
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Guillermo. The cap-exempt employer believes the change of
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I had H1 by 2006 and i used just months. then i came
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I and my work on H1B. I have been here since 2008 which means
I and my work on H1B. I have been here since 2008 which means more than 6 years. i also have approved i140 with last company. If i get layoff in my current company, can i go to H4 and come back on H1.… read more
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Hi there. You have kindly answered this question for me before,
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Based on my approved I-140, US CIS approved my 7th ~ 9th year
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My 6 years on H1-B expired in June 2012,I did not have any
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If last year on my 3+3 H-1B visa term ends next year around November, is it possible to file my own green card via a family member or do I need to find a job that will find my green card?… read more
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