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Citizen on J2. My wife is on J1 applying for her waiver. Her
I am Canadian citizen on J2. My wife is on J1 applying for her waiver. Her lawyer will fuel my I-539. Can I go back to Canada when my wife's waiver and H1B is approved and come back to us and get a visa stamp at point of entry. I ask this since I might leave to apply for either a H4, J1 or F1 visa if granted admission to a university program. … read more
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I am Canadian citizen on J2. My wife is on J1 applying for her waiver. Her lawyer will fuel my I-539. Can I go back to Canada when my wife's waiver and H1B is approved and come back to us and get a vi… read more
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I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1
I am on J1 visa in medical field. Wife on J2 ead. Both J1 and J2 ead expire June 30, 2018. I have applied for waiver. Can my wife file for her own H1 b without filing for H4 … read more
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I got a question regarding H1 to J2 after i140 approval Is
I got a question regarding H1 to J2 after i140 approval Is it right to do that ? … read more
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I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and
Hi. I am a physician doing my residency training on J1 visa and my spouse is doing residency on a j2 visa. I finish my training a year ahead of my spouse and I would like to know what options my spous… read more
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I have a question on transfer from H1B to J2 visa. I am on
Hi I have a question on transfer from H1B to J2 visa. I am on H1B currently, but a training program I am looking at does not sponsor H1B. My wife is on J1 and I am thinking of switching to J2 to get E… read more
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Madam, I have been residing in the US from 2006 and moved
Dear sir/madam, I have been residing in the US from 2006 and moved from my initial J1 to H1b visa in 2009. I hold an Indian Passport. I have been granted my H1 approval for another 3 years and my curr… read more
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We are in an intricate situation and need some expert advice. Situation
We are in an intricate situation and need some expert advice. Situation description: - I have a non-immigrant J2 VISA dependent on my wife's J1 which 1st period expires August 2014. The 2 year waiver … read more
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I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was
I was in the states on J2 visa 10 years back , my wife was the J1 she completed the 2 years physical presence while I did not. She was able to take an H visa later and me H4. Now I have a family based… read more
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I am on a J 1 research visa with the last date on the DS2019
I am on a J 1 research visa with the last date on the DS2019 and on the J1 visa stamped on my passport as 31st August 2013. My I 94 validity is shown as D/S. I am expected to join a clinical fellowshi… read more
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I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on
I am a medical graduate from the Caribbean. I have been on a J1 visa for the past 20 months or so with my wife as a dependent (J2) doing a postdoctoral research fellowship. I'm currently applying for … read more
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Hi Judith, My employer has been delaying my greencard processing
Hi Judith, My employer has been delaying my greencard processing (filing i485) and my sixth year H1b expires end of this month. So now i have decided to change my status from H1b to J2. My wife is a d… read more
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My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my
My employer is not giving the employment letter to file my i485. They want to extend my H1b over six years as i have approved i140 before 2009 approval date. The employer is trying to keep extending m… read more
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I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and
I have worked for the same employer for the last 5 years and nine months in H1B. My H1b is expiring in Sept 30, 2012. My employer filed my greencard with labor and i140 already approved in the mid 200… read more
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1. Do vacation out of country and period on H4 visa count towards
1. Do vacation out of country and period on H4 visa count towards the 6 year quota? Based on my data how much time is left in my H1B? 2. Suppose I go on vacation out of country for 2 months in my 6th … 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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Hi there, My wife is currently doing her medical residency
Hi there, My wife is currently doing her medical residency on a J1, and is finishing up her PGY1 year. I am on an H1-B with employer A. I still have 3 years left on my H1 including recapture time. My … read more
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will my leaving usa before i 539 desition effect getting j2
i filed on may 24th got a reciept for i 539 for change of status from j1 to b2 .my grace period is ending on june 30 .will i be illigial after then . can i leave usa before i get any desition and atte… read more
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