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J1 visa. I have J2, I want to switch to J1. I am an
I am an emergency medicine physician from Israel, in NY since July 2021 for my husband's clinical fellowship in Columbia University for 2 years. He is J1, the rest of the family is J2. I want to switch to J1 for a research fellowship at mount Sinai, and I was told by them I cannot switch from J2 to J1 without waiting 2 years! on my visa stamp it says the 2 year rule does not apply for me. what can I do?… read more
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hello, I'm dealing with a problem right now. My wife has a J1 visa, she is a medical resident in a hospital. I came here as her dependent on J2. now i get a position as a medical resident in a hospita… read more
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I have a question regarding h1b to j2 transfer i am
Hello i have a question regarding h1b to j2 transfer i am currently on j1 approved to start j1 waiver on h1b. I will have i140 filed soon after. If after three years and completion of my waiver , my w… read more
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Judith JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about
My wife is potentially going to be offered a J1 visa to teach in the U.S. . BTW my name is***** am concerned about her getting the J1 visa as I have a company in the U.S. and am worried if I go on a J2 that it may affect any further visa status that I may apply for later Also from my own research because we are UK bnationals the 2 year HRR does not apply … read more
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Hi Judith, after the end of the J1 with HRR can my husband
Hi Judith, after the end of the J1 with HRR can my husband go back to India and apply for a fresh J1 VISA? or he can only apply for F2 (dependent on my F1) or Tourist B VISA… read more
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We are in an intricate situation and need some expert advice. Situation
We are in an intricate situation and need some expert advice. Situation description: - I have a non-immigrant J2 VISA dependent on my wife's J1 which 1st period expires August 2014. The 2 year waiver … read more
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Hello Judith, Both me and my wife work in universities.
Hello Judith, Both me and my wife work in universities. I am on an H1B visa for the past six months (f1 before that). My wife will soon have a J1 visa sponsored and her employer is willing to sponsor … read more
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I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was
I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was the J1 she completed the 2 years physical presence while I did not. She was able to take an H visa later and me H4. Now I have a family based… read more
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Hello Writing you about J2 visa, I came to US as J1 visa
Hello Writing you about J2 visa, I came to US as J1 visa holder to participate in internship program in hospitality field. In Us i met my husband, who is Italian citizen and holder of J1 visa - resear… read more
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I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on
I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on a J1 visa for the past 20 months or so with my wife as a dependent (J2) doing a postdoctoral research fellowship. I'm currently applying for … read more
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Hi Judith, My employer has been delaying my greencard processing
Hi Judith, My employer has been delaying my greencard processing (filing i485) and my sixth year H1b expires end of this month. So now i have decided to change my status from H1b to J2. My wife is a d… read more
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My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my
My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my i485. They want to extend my H1b over six years as i have approved i140 before 2009 approval date. The employer is trying to keep extending m… read more
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Recently, I was accepted by an six months internship program
Recently, I was accepted by an six months internship program of an IT company in US, which sponsors the J1 visa. Being part of an internship program funded by a private company, am I subject to the tw… read more
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I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and
I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and nine months in H1B. My H1b is expiring in Sept 30, 2012. My employer filed my greencard with labor and i140 already approved in the mid 200… read more
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Hello, I am an alien physician on J1 and my wife is holding
Hello, I am an alien physician on J1 and my wife is holding a J2. She will seek positions in medical residency. Is she able to have her residency with J2? Can she apply for changing her status to J1 e… read more
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Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and
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Hi ... I and my kids are on J1/J2 grace period that ends on
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I am a J1 ECFMG post doc fellow. I work in a specialty which has limited trainees in the U
I am a J1 ECFMG post doc fellow. I work in a specialty which has limited trainees in the US. I am being recruited for a faculty post in California. I have a number of publications. I am unsure of how … read more
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