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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, I am student of F1 visa. My stem opt got expired in this
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Hi, I am student of F1 visa. My stem opt got expired in this
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