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I submitted my passport to Dropbox on Nov 6, the ceac status
I submitted my passport to Dropbox on Nov 6, the ceac status tracker says the case was created on Nov 7 and updated on Nov 8 to "Administrative Processing". I got an email today saying my passport is ready for collection but the status on ceac still says "Administrative Processing ". Since I'm not able to collect my passport right away being out of town, I'm wondering what this means. Does it mean I've been given a 221g? … read more
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I ham from Argentina, I have an H1B visa and I want to
I ham from Argentina, I have an H1B visa and I want to travel to my country for holidays.. Do I need a stamp in my passport obtained in the USA embassy in my country to re-entry to the USA? … read more
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As per your explanation on 16th May 2017, you mentioned that
As per your explanation on 16th May 2017, you mentioned that after h1b approval I can travel and should come back before Oct 1st, so that my change of status is still valid. But, I have a concern rega… read more
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I am an f1 international student, but currently I am out of
Hello, I am an f1 international student, but currently I am out of status and I want to know what are my options to get my F1 status back… read more
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So it means I only have to present my F1 Approval Notice (I-797)
So it means I only have to present my F1 Approval Notice (I-797) upon entering back to the US Port of Entry? I will be in Canada for only a week . then what if I decided to visit Canada again after 2 … read more
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My wifes I-539 extension of f1 visa is pending(she was out
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Hi, my previous status was H4 (visa stamp was expired but
Hi, my previous status was H4 (visa stamp was expired but I have valid I-797 that valid until 2014) recently I have change my status (COS - I-539) from H4 to F1 and this process took 4 months and I mi… read more
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I came to the United States on a B1/B2 and did a change of
I came to the United States on a B1/B2 and did a change of status to an F1 status in 2005. I have not returned to my home country since then. I am currently on an F1 status and in good academic standi… read more
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I am applying green card right suponsered by my spouse. I
I am applying green card right suponsered by my spouse. I am currently staying in U.S. with H1-B visa status whcih I have not got stamp on my passport yet. On I-485, I found one place where I have to … read more
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I entered the united states with a VISITORS VISA. I then
I entered the united states with a VISITOR'S VISA. I then changed my status to an F1 student.It was only after i had changed my status that i found out that i cannot travel for vacation back home and … read more
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Hi - I am an USC. I filed a form I-130 for my sister back in
Hi - I am an USC. I filed a form I-130 for my sister back in 2007. I received a notice that the Petition was approved late last year (2009). The letter states the visa petition has been forwarded to t… read more
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I am a Foreign Student (a result of a change of status from
I am a Foreign Student (a result of a change of status from R1 in 2008) but I don't have a Visa. I only have the I-20 and I-94 valid and current. I'm thinking of having a vacation in Mexico and in Can… read more
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I have been a US citizen for 1 yr through my ex husband. I
I have been a US citizen for 1 yr through my ex husband. I was divorced and married my current husband who is an F1 visa holder. I was told not to file change of status for my husband and wait for som… read more
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1. Can I transfer B2 to F1 2. From H1B - B2 and H1B -
1. Can I transfer B2 to F1? 2. From H1B -> B2 and H1B -> F1, which is better? 3. How long does it take to get F1 visa? during the waiting period if I find a job, can I transfer to H1B (since I h… read more
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I am currently on H4” visa and a student at NYU since more
I am currently on “H4” visa and a student at NYU since more than a year (JUN'08). I want to visit India in mid Aug,09 and want to convert my visa status to “F1” due to: - To have better security than … read more
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I asked a question about re-enter U.S. with my F1 status after
I asked a question about re-enter U.S. with my F1 status after visiting Canada on justanswer.com about a week ago. From the reply, I understand that under normal conditions I should be able to re-ente… read more
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Ed, I am currently on yr#4 of my H1-B. My LC and I-140 was
Ed, I am currently on yr#4 of my H1-B. My LC and I-140 was approved last month (I did not file 485 concurrently). However, my I-485 will take a long time (PD-06/07, CD-03/03!) since I am an Indian cit… read more
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I am Opt it will expire on March 09 I have chance for 17 months
I am Opt it will expire on March 09 I have chance for 17 months extension and my H1b is still pending, I am going to my country to get marry, will there be any problem due to my H1B pending.. my F1 is… read more
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