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I have used your site in 2013 and Judith had answered my
Hi, I have used your site in 2013 and Judith had answered my question to clear lot of my questions. I have a specific question related to expired unused, stamped H1B petition and I want Judith's answe… read more
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I have an approved H1B petition since June 2015 but I didn't
I have an approved H1B petition since June 2015 but I didn't get the visa stamp due to unforeseen circumstances. Can I still use this to get a new employer petition for a cap-exempt H1B visa? … read more
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Judith Ludwic
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I am currently in a fellowship program on H1B cap exempt. My
I am currently in a fellowship program on H1B cap exempt. My current H1B expires in 2018. I have a job offer and the attorney mentioned that they can petition for H1B no-cap exempt on April 2017 itsel… read more
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Judith Ludwic
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Second opinion] - It is regarding my H1B.. shall I go ahead?
My H1B petition was approved from Jan 2014 & expired in Sep 2016, visa not stamped … read more
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Judith, I was trying to get the I-129 approval from USCIS.
FOR JUDITH, Hi Judith, I was trying to get the I-129 approval from USCIS. Luckily, my previous prospective employer sent me a copy of I-1797B. Can you please review this? Can this petition be used for… read more
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My h1b was approved in 2008 but i have never used it. I am
hi, my h1b was approved in 2008 but i have never used it. I am planning to use it, file a new h1b petition with the receipt number that was approved in 2008. Can I apply in h1b cap exempt quota still?… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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I have a stamped unused H1b which expired in sept 2011 (October
I have a stamped unused H1b which expired in sept 2011 (October 2008 - September 2011).. The visa was stamped in chennai, India but never used. Can I use it now to file a cap exempt petition with a ne… read more
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Judith Ludwic
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Hi JudithI got my I-797B or H1B Approval Notice which is
Hi Judith I got my I-797B or H1B Approval Notice which is valid from 10/01/2008 to 09/04/2011. When I went for Visa interview my case was put under QUERY and that was the final status. Right now I am … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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Hi Judith I have a question regarding validity of unused H1B
Hi Judith I have a question regarding validity of unused H1B visa. Work permit is processed in 2008 and I had stamping till 2011. I could not travel then. Now, I am in US on H4. Please let me know if … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
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I had applied for H-1B on 2008 fiscal year through a company
I had applied for H-1B on 2008 fiscal year through a company on 07th April 2008. And I got the " I797A, Notice of Action" document by the company on 6th August 2008 which was actually sent by USCIS to… read more
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Guillermo Senmartin
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My wife has an Unused and Expired H1B Petition I797 (Approved
My wife has an Unused and Expired H1B Petition I797 (Approved for 3 Years in 2008 CAP quota). It is expired in Sep '11. She do not have VISA stamped for this petition and hence she have never traveled… read more
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Judith Ludwic
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Hi Judith, I have a question regarding my approved, unused
Hi Judith, I have a question regarding my approved, unused and expired h1b petition which I have got through an employer in 2008. I was in USA during that time on L1b visa and shortly after getting th… read more
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Judith Ludwic
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Hi, My I797 is valid from 10/01/2009 to 08/30/2012 and got
Hi, My I797 is valid from 10/01/2009 to 08/30/2012 and got a RFE while visa stamping in Canada. Now, I am in US with student visa and completed my master's program. Can I use the same I797 now to work… read more
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I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to
I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to January, 2006 = 4 months Employer B: March, 2006 to May, 2006 = 3 months Employer C: May, 2006 to Dec, 2006 = 8 months (my h1 was approved ti… read more
Judith Ludwic
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My Case is i had H1B visa which got expired in sep 2008, i
My Case is i had H1B visa which got expired in sep 2008, i never travelled on that visa to USA, now i am in USA on L1A ,now i want to use my expired H1B, i would like to know if i am eligible for H1B … read more
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Hi, My 1st H1B petition was issued on 1st Oct 2009 and
Hi, My 1st H1B petition was issued on 1st Oct 2009 and It had the expiry date as 5th April 2008. On this petition I worked in US from 4th Sept 2006 till 5th April 2008 (19 mnths). After that an extens… read more
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I applied for an H1-b through a consultancy in 2008(living
I applied for an H1-b through a consultancy in 2008(living outside of US).I got the petition approved by USCIS.I never went for stamping to the nearest consulate.Now the petition is expired (September… read more
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Wilton A. Person
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Using an unused and expired H1B Petition Question.
I have an unused and expired H1B Petition (Approved for 3 years in 2008 CAP quota). It expired in Sept '10. I do not have a VISA stamped for this petition and therefore, I have never traveled to the U… read more
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