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I am currently on F1-OPT which is expiring next month. My
Hello, I am currently on F1-OPT which is expiring next month. My employer filed for H1-B but it didn't get picked in the lottery.Based on this, I am looking for alternate options to maintain a valid s… read more
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I have a question on one of the following . I have completed my masters and complted my opt period . I joined in another college with cpt program i am cpt only for three months later.During this time my H1B was approved and I changed to online program and taking only three credits for semister. I do have opt until feb but i joined in another college and took cpt. Is this going to be a problem for me in future or present . I am fulltime job with three years of h1b and change of status is approved. … read more
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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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I am an international student who is doing MBA in Tennessee.
I am an international student who is doing MBA in Tennessee. I have a valid F1 visa and was working 27 hours a week since 8 months on an approved University CPT. Just wanted to know if this is conside… 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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I am currently on a F1 visa. My degree's last requirements
I am currently on a F1 visa. My degree's last requirements is a full semester of full-time CPT and a 1 credit course. I am doing both right now and by December will have completed all of the requireme… read more
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I am in international student. Last semester I dropped a
Hello, I am in international student. Last semester I dropped a class and reduced my course load to a part-time. Since it is my last year, I was thinking I had the right to be part-time because I had … read more
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I am a F1 PhD student in A university. My advisor took the
Hello. I am a F1 PhD student in A university. My advisor took the offer from B university one year before. I physically came to B to work and live but stayed enrolled/employed back in A. I got my Rese… read more
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My F1 visa expire December 2016. Since I already did a
My F1 visa expire December 2016. Since I already did a Master's degree and OPT. Can I enroll in a English classes again to get my new F1? Or what can I study( undergraduate/ graduate) to keep my statu… read more
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I finished my MBA last year(2015) and was working on OPT till now. My employer applied for h1b but it did not get selected in the lottery. I have a valid F1 visa until 2018 and my fiance is here in the US as well. we would be getting married next year and I would like to return to school to maintain legal status until then. Would transferring to a college for an associate degree be a problem after graduating from an MBA? … read more
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I am on H1- now. My fiancée is now on F1-OPT after
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I graduated with a Masters(non-stem) in 2015. I am currently
Hi, I graduated with a Masters(non-stem) in 2015. I am currently on F1-OPT working for employer X who applied for a cap H1-B this April 2016, under premium processing. My OPT expires next month and I … read more
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I graduated with a PhD in 2013 and am currently on OPT
I graduated with a PhD in 2013 and am currently on OPT extension (expires April 19, 2016) working as a Research scientist in a pharmaceutical company in NJ. I will be applying for H1 lottery in April … 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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hello sir,I was on F1(CPT) and applied for I129(H1B) based
hello sir, I was on F1(CPT) and applied for I129(H1 B) based on I140 approval . Received RFE from USCIS today to provide evidence of maintaining status. My concern: Before Applying for H1 B status- I … read more
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Hi My question is related to Employment while on F1-Visa. We
Hi My question is related to Employment while on F1-Visa. We are looking for a college( International Technical University, San Jose, California) for my wife for doing master's program . We were under… read more
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