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I'm an international student on F1 visa. I'm currently
I'm an international student on F1 visa. I'm currently enrolled in a Univ (Let's say Univ X) and my quarter is ending on 12-March-2017. I got accepted to another university (Let's say Univ Y) for Summer semester which starts on 08-May-2017. There's approx. 56 days gap between the quarter end date in Univ X and Semester start date in Univ Y. Here are my questions:a) Is it legal to stay in the country between the university transfer (Considering the fact that there's about 56 days gap). b) If the answer to the above question is "No", then, what are the options I have? … read more
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I am in the USA on a B1/B2 visa from India. I have a 10
Hi, I am in the USA on a B1/B2 visa from India. I have a 10 years multiple entry visa. I would like to apply for F1 visa and pursue my studies here. Will my B1/B2 visa status lapse on application or r… read more
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I have a F-1 visa, and I was doing master's degree in a
Hello, I have a F-1 visa, and I was doing master's degree in a college. My husband was working in a company and they applied to H-1 visa for him and H-4 for me. Since we assumed we will get the visa, … read more
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Came in US may 2011 with J-1 Feb 2012 applied -1 In Feb 2013
Came in US may 2011 with J-1 Feb 2012 applied for F-1 In Feb 2013 approved F-1 My F-1 visa expired in Feb 2015, same time I applied for Asylum from Ukraine. Aug 2015 I have a son born in US. Is it any… read more
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Immigration question, in particular COS from H4 to F1
Immigration question, in particular COS from H4 to F1 status. This question is for one of my near relatives. She relates to me as a niece. My niece is from India. She got married to a person also from… read more
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if my I20 was terminated at September and I came in the
Hello if my I20 was terminated at September and I came in the United States in December and they let me in on an i515a 30 days limit till I get them a new i20 and that 30 days ended and now after 10 d… read more
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Hi 1. Employer A files for H1b on April 2013 2. I left
Hi 1. Employer A files for H1b on April 2013 2. I left the employer on April 12th 2013 and joined employer B. 3.I am working for employer B on valid F1 visa with OPT (valid till OCT 2014) 4. Employer … read more
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Hello, My I129 is approved but COS from F1 to H1 is denied.
Hello, My I129 is approved but COS from F1 to H1 is denied. The reason for denial is my CPT is not an integral part of the curriculum. My student advisor has given me an updated DSO letter which menti… read more
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I have applied to change form visitor to F1 . I got the decision
I have applied to change form visitor to F1 . I got the decision yesterday it denied because I did not extend my visa. My visa expired on Apr 07 but my school start on May 01 the said I did not mainta… read more
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I am an F1 student, status technically cancelled by college
I am an F1 student, status technically cancelled by college action on Sep 11, DSO kind enough to have not cancelled my SEVIS for now. I have quickly secured a degree-seeking program offer with key adm… read more
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I am currently on H4 visa and the petition is valid till May
I am currently on H4 visa and the petition is valid till May 2014. I have joined my school for MS in IT in Spring 2012 and completed 1st semester (12 credits). I am now evaluating two options: 1. Do C… read more
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I am an international student, I am doing my grad program in
I am an international student, I am doing my grad program in GWU. because of my language ability, I couldn't keep up with the classes, in the end, I failed the examination. now, the school is going to… read more
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My current school on June 2009 had transfer my SEVIS record to another school which I came to know today only (after not being able to register for spring session). My international adviser says that … read more
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TO JUDITH � URGENT HELP NEEDED Hello Judith, this is my second time to requ
TO JUDITH �� URGENT HELP NEEDED Hello Judith, this is my second time to request URGENT help from you. Last time I was really satisfied with your patient and detailed answer. Thanks a lot. Here is our … read more
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Hi, I have difficult position right now and really need help. Let me explain my sit
Hi, I have difficult position right now and really need help. Let me explain my situation first. I'm an Au-pair with J-1 visa in NY for almost a year now. I have had an awful experience as living as a… read more
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Hello Sir Greetings I graduated in fall 2008 and got 1st
Hello Sir Greetings I graduated in fall 2008 and got 1st 12 month OPT from jan 6th 2009 to jan 5th 2010. later i also got my OPT extended for 17 more months starting from jan 6th 2010. I left USA in m… read more
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Hi i have a question A friend of mine is trying to go to
Hi i have a question A friend of mine is trying to go to university in nyc She is living in Jersey now she has a B1/B2 visa now her I-94 expires 01/14/10 shes already been acepted to university and is… read more
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I have a girl here that is from Russia that came in for the summer legally to work.She wants to stay in the US for studying Nursing. She got in touch with a company in NY International Students Suppor… read more
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