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I was off week ago and currently in 60 grace period,
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I am currently on H1b and I recently changed my company,the
I am currently on H1b and I recently changed my company,the new company's H1b petition is currently on RFE and we have submitted the required documents for the same. In the mean time I have my I-94 va… read more
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I am on F1 visa and working on STEM OPT. In april my company
Hi, I am on F1 visa and working on STEM OPT. In april my company is going to apply for my H1 visa. My wife (who is currently on F2 visa) wants to pursue higher education starting September 2017 on F1.… read more
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I am on H1- now. My fiancée is now on F1-OPT after
Hi,I am on H1-B now. My fiancée is now on F1-OPT after graduating from a non-stem Masters program. Her visa did not get picked in the lottery, hence she is planning to enroll for a F1-CPT Masters prog… read more
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My wife is on F1 and would like to transfer to H4 and apply
My wife is on F1 and would like to transfer to H4 and apply for H4 EAD at the same time.We're DIYing this and have some questions on Form I-539:1) Part 2. 2.a. "A change of status. The new status and … read more
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My wife is on F1 and working on CPT. I'd like to transfer her
My wife is on F1 and working on CPT. I'd like to transfer her to H4 and apply for H4 EAD at the same time (I'm on H1B with I140 approved). After H4 is approved, would she lose F1 status and valid CPT … read more
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My wife on F1 is travelling to India on 12/8/2015 and
My wife on F1 is travelling to India on 12/8/2015 and returning on 1/5/2016. Since we won't have enough time to get AP, what options and risks will we face if we have to file for I485 separately? Over… read more
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Hello, Originally, I entered US on 25th January 2012 on
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FOR JUDITH: This is question about my wifes case. My Wifes
FOR JUDITH: This is question about my wife's case. My Wife's situation: • My wife was on H4 visa back in 2010 but switched to F1 visa in 2011 - her F1 visa is valid till Dec 2014. • She graduated from… read more
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1. Position ending with Client A, employer Y (new) in December. 2.
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Currently, I am working on L1 visa with company A(L1 visa and
Currently, I am working on L1 visa with company A(L1 visa and i94 expiring on 24-Oct-2013) and my wife is working on L2 EAD with company B(L2 visa and i94 expiring in 2015 and EAD expiring June 2014).… read more
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Hi, I applied for a change of status for my daughter from TD
Hi, I applied for a change of status for my daughter from TD to F2. Her application is still in process and there is a request for evidence asking for clarification in the application. Meanwhile, my H… read more
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Hi, I used to work for nonprofit organization(ABC) previously
Hi, I used to work for nonprofit organization(ABC) previously till last month and that (ABC) have applied for cap-exempt H1B for me and was approved. That H1b start date is going to be this April 26th… read more
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If the H1B and H4 renewal for me and my wife is filed, and
If the H1B and H4 renewal for me and my wife is filed, and is in progress, and my wife applied for Change of Status to F1 within that time, can the USCIS handle two applications for the same person? W… read more
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Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status.
Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status. My H4 expired on 12/2/11 and applied for Extension of H4 on 11/07/11.I have also applied for F1 (COS) on 10/20/11 and F1 got approved on 01… read more
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Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status.
Hi, I am currently on F1 Status and Previously on H4 status. My H4 expired in Oct 2011 and applied for renewal of H4 in Oct '11. In Nov '11 I have also applied for change of status (H4 to F1) and this… read more
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FOR JUDITH Judith, I think the earlier answer i have provided
FOR JUDITH Judith, I think the earlier answer i have provided was not accurate. In fact we have filed for F1 (COS) before expiration of H4 status. Here is the sequence of events for further clarificat… read more
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