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Judith, I am currently working full time for a University
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I arrived in the USA in Jan 2003 to pursue a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. After completing my degree program, I was employed at Michigan State University as a Research As… read more
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I'm currently working under OPT STEM extension, I have an
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Judith! I'm looking under post-completion OPT that expires
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Dear Lawyer: I am a student, who is currently on OPT status
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Hi Judith, I am on F-1 visa and working in the 17 month
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