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I am working on full-time CPT (Day one CPT) during my second
Hello, I am working on full-time CPT (Day one CPT) during my second masters in project management course. I have completed my first masters in the USA earlier. As per the new amendment, would that be … read more
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Dear Sir/Madam,I am about the apply for CPT from 1 one and I have following questions:How many time must I physically attend class every semester for CPT?How can justify the internship/work as part of… read more
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As an international student. I am wondering if I complete my
Hello As an international student. I am wondering if I complete my PhD and then do a masters, will I be eligible for a post completion OPT? If, I did not use OPT after PhD program and have never used … read more
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I have been in good standing in-status F1 master level years
I have been in good standing in-status F1 master level for 2 years for the same sevis number, never break, and just transferred to a new master program, finishing my degree in one semester thanks to t… read more
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Graduated this past December and filed an application EAD on
For F1 graduated this past December and filed an application for OPT EAD on December, have not heard a decision till now. Inthe mean time, potential employer submitted a unsuccessful (not drawn in lot… read more
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I am a foreigner with F1 VISA. I have already applied -1
I am a foreigner with F1 VISA. I have already applied for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) for a full 12 months after I finished my masters degree from a US university. If I apply for another mas… read more
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I am on a F-1 visa studying in the US. I recently found out
Hi, I am on a F-1 visa studying in the US. I recently found out that I was violating my status due to not having CPT authorization during a clinical practicum in May 2015. I am going over the option t… read more
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Judith,my H1b visa gor denied 2 days ago. My employer suggested me
Hi Judith, my H1b visa gor denied 2 days ago. My employer suggested me to enroll in a MS program that allows me to work on CPT from the first semester. Is this legal? will i face problems when I trave… read more
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My sister's STEM OPT expires on Nov15th 2014. She get's her
My sister's STEM OPT expires on Nov15th 2014. She get's her MCAT score next week and is hoping to get into podiatry school beginning Jan 1st . Had she filed the H1B based on 8 CFR274a.12(b)(6)(iv), sh… read more
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Hello I am currently on H4 and planning to move to F1 .I am
Hello I am currently on H4 and planning to move to F1 .I am graduating by december 2014.I am confused whether I should opt for H4 COS to F1 from US or go and get F1 stamped from India.… read more
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Hi, I am currently on H4 visa and had applied for change
Hi, I am currently on H4 visa and had applied for 'change of status' to F1 visa on May 25, 2014. I will be joining a university in August. My course if from August 2014 to August 2015 (1 year). Since … read more
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Hi Judith, Does USCIS care about whether CPT is towards
Hi Judith, Does USCIS care about whether CPT is towards degree or not? My friend is studying at a business school which is SEVP certified but only issues certificate instead of degrees. They issued cp… read more
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I am looking at options to work on my F1 student visa by enrolling
I am looking at options to work on my F1 student visa by enrolling in a program and doing CPT from the begining. Is this legal?… read more
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Hi, my friend is international student and he was going to
Hi, my friend is international student and he was going to apply for OPT this year. He started the semester in September 2013, and will finish the certificate program in May 2014. In the beginning of … read more
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I have a question about CPT. I am new international graduate
I have a question about CPT. I am new international graduate student, looking for internship opportunity related to my study field. In order to obtain my CPT, i am wondering if there is any requiremen… read more
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How many times can I get an OPT ? If I am eligible for 1
How many times can I get an OPT ? If I am eligible for 1 year OPT after 1 year certificate program. am I again eligible for 1 year OPT after an associate degree ? also am I again eligible for 1 year O… read more
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hello sir am on opt after my MBA in healthcare administration,
hello sir am on opt after my MBA in healthcare administration, my opt ends in may ,and will be taking another another mba in enviroment, can i do fulltime cpt the two years?… read more
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I am first year Wharton MBA from India (on F1 VISA). I will
I am first year Wharton MBA from India (on F1 VISA). I will be looking for employment upon completing my MBA but had already used OPT when I completed my dcotorate in Microbiology in 2004. My MBA is i… read more
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