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I got matched in residency. I am on H4 in USA. Planning to
second opinion] I got matched in residency. I am on H4 in USA. Planning to apply for change in status to either H1b or J1 depending upon which one I can get before residency start date, June 22. Would… read more
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FOR JAMES ONLY: Currently I am an Assistant Project
FOR JAMES ONLY:Hello,Currently I am an Assistant Project Scientist at a university on H1B, which will expire by the end of this year. Before H1B, I had a J1 visa for five years as back then J1 was giv… read more
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FOR MR. SENMARTIN: I'm currently living in the US with an J1
FOR MR. SENMARTIN:I'm currently living in the US with an J1 visa (in my first year of three). After that I want to change to an H1B (I need to do the WAIVER, and then find a job that would be able to … read more
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I'm a J-1 that currently employed as a temporary staff at a
Second opinion] I'm a J-1 that currently employed as a temporary staff at a university, my university offered me a staff position and is now preparing the H-1B application for me. My wife is a J-2 dep… read more
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We are trying to figure out the J1 application justification
We are trying to figure out the J1 application justification statement … read more
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I've applied job in US, I think I've worked out what
I've applied for a job in US, I think I've worked out what kind of visa I would need (if I get it) but My spouse will go mad if she can't work. she doesn't have a degree or specialist skills... just t… read more
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My H1B with my current employer (a nonprofit research) is about to reach its maximum (6 ye
My H1B with my current employer (a nonprofit research) is about to reach its maximum (6 years) and expires in 1 month. A university is inviting me to be a professor (on J1-Professor). Can I apply for … read more
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Please note that I only want to consult attorney Judith for
Please note that I only want to consult attorney Judith for it. I can wait until she is online. ------------------------------------- My fiance is a citizen of costa rica residing in costa rica at the… read more
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I am an A-2 visa holder working here in the USA. Note this
I am an A-2 visa holder working here in the USA. Note this is NOT the A1 visa which has diplomatic immunity etc. A2 spouses are if my understanding is correct unable to work My partner is on a J-1 tea… read more
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I am a Ph.d student in chemsitry from India presently in a
I am a Ph.d student in chemsitry from India presently in a J1 visa through CIEE. I am doing an internship in medicinal chemistry from July 2012 to July 2013. In both my DS-2019 and and J1 visa it is m… read more
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Hellol I am working in Usa with a J1 visa ,in an internship
Hellol I am working in Usa with a J1 visa ,in an internship program for 1 year, and i would like to change it with a working visa. How is that possible and for what kind of visa i have to apply ? Than… read more
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I am currently on H-1B status. My girlfriend lives in Europe.
I am currently on H-1B status. My girlfriend lives in Europe. If we get married, she will get a H-4 visa. After she gets a H-4, and I ask for a green card, what will happen to her status? What is the … read more
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Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and
Hello, I am presently working in the USA on a H1B Visa and my wife is completing a medical fellowship on a J1 Visa. We live in separate states and it does not seem that I can get a company to take ove… read more
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The scenario is I hold an H1B and my wife also holds an
The scenario is : I hold an H1B and my wife also holds an H1B visa and works at University of Washington, Seattle. My wifes' project ends in a few months. In that scenario, an application for changing… read more
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Dear Mr. J. Senmartin, Esq, I just found out that the University
Dear Mr. J. Senmartin, Esq, I just found out that the University who will be sponsoring my J-1 visa (for post-doc) is still in conflict about the type of visa (J1) and matching a legally binding start… read more
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I am in h1b visa status and my wife is in US in h4 as a dependent.
I am in h1b visa status and my wife is in US in h4 as a dependent. She recently got accepted in medical residency program. The hospital offers only J1 visa. My employer has filed i140 and it got appro… read more
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I have a friend who is in this country on a J1 visa (Teaching)
I have a friend who is in this country on a J1 visa (Teaching) along with her daughter, a J2 visa. There visas are still valid for another year. Unfortunately, with the recent cutbacks her contract wa… read more
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My sister is on a J1 visa bur she would like to return next
My sister is on a J1 visa bur she would like to return next year on another J1 visa. Does it say anything on the visa about the 2 year wait in your home country or is that just expected? And also if s… read more
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