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I am currently a Legal Permanent Resident of the US and having a problem acquiring a passport to visit the Philippines. I have my original expired passport with but have lost the expired passport I ha… read more
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My Employer filed H1B petition 2018 cap season. However,
My Employer filed H1B petition 2018 cap season . However, they declined my change status from F1 to H1B and explained following reason.Decision from USICESUSICES mentioned that my change of status was declined because of I didn't maintain Valid F1 status. They mentioned following clause which is According to the Title (8) Sec 214(F)(10) which explains that Practical training. Practical training may be authorized to an F-1 student who has been lawfully enrolled on a full-time basis, in a Service-approved college, university, conservatory, or seminary for one full academic year. This provision also includes students who, during their course of study, were enrolled in a study abroad program, if the student had spent at least one full academic term enrolled in a full course of study in the United States prior to studying abroad. A student may be authorized 12 months of practical training, and becomes eligible for another 12 months of practical training when he or she changes to a higher educational level. Students in English language training programs are ineligible for practical training. An eligible student may request employment authorization for practical training in a position that is directly related to his or her major area of study. My Question is if F1 Student who holding CPT(Curricular Practical Training Programmer) while pursuing certain education level and then getting 12 months OPT employment benefices has Violated the law which 214(F)(10)?? Can you give me some suggestion am I Violated law according to above explanation … read more
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I came to the US legally but I over stayed my visa and I
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I am trying to apply for my son's US passport. He is born in US and I would like to travel to India with him. He is refusing to sign the consent form. What are my options?… read more
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Judith... I have a question.. My friend was an f1 student at
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I have a question about my H1B visa situation. My name is
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sir/madam, I came to Usa on April 5th 2015. Would like to
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I misplaced my passport for few days in oct 2011 and found it after 5 days.I informed boston police as well as indian embassy regarding the lost passport and updated them back when I found it.I was un… read more
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My girlfriend did her Masters from a good accredited University
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