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I just left an government agency, which filed non-cap H1B for me on 10/01/2017, and it was approved.But I left there on 2/4/2018. What should I in this 60 days grace period?Actually, only less than 30… read more
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FOR, I am currently on H1B visa grace period and would like
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I am on an H1B visa. I was charged for DUI late last year.
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I am on H1B visa and currently working in a company. Visa
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I am on H1b and I got off by my current employer. I'll
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My english is very bad. I am very very sorry. Now I have my
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