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Hello. I am on and F1 Visa. I am current in the program with
Hello. I am on and F1 Visa. I am current in the program with the university. Unfortunately, I let my visa and passport expire, so they are both expired at this point. My problem is that when trying to… read more
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Hi There, .My name isXXXXX am a New Zealander residing
Hi There, .My name isXXXXX am a New Zealander residing in South Africa. My South African girlfriend and I have 4 year old son, who is travelling on a NZ passport She moved to the US last March on a J … read more
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Hi,I am from Tajikistan. I am currently on a fiance visa in
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This question is for Dr. Wilton Person, the very nice and helpful
This question is for Dr. Wilton Person, the very nice and helpful lawyer who helped me obtain my H4 visa in 2011 after an ordeal with immigration in the U.S. I currently have my Green Card and I am lo… read more
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Im a student and I have a F1 visa it expires on Feb 2013,
I'm a student and I have a F1 visa it expires on Feb 2013, I came to the states as a tourist but I wanted to learn english and I enrolled in a local Collegue. Am original from Nicaragua, a friend invi… read more
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Hi there, i have a general question regarding visa change in
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I entered the united states with a VISITORS VISA. I then
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Hello, Im an international students in America with F-1 status.
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I am a F1 student and intend marrying a GC holder in the USA.
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2 years ago I entered the US with my tourist visa. My 2 year
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