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My j1 visa has expired which is subject to the 212(e) rule
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My gf is on "pending asylum" status and her B1/B2 expired ..
My gf is on "pending asylum" status and her B1/B2 expired .. is she eligible to do AOS in US through employment based category without moving out of country ?… read more
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I am currently a postdoctoral fellow under J1 VISA, I am
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Hello there. I am currently working in the United States
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Hi! I am married to USC who is a soldier stationed in Germany. I
Hi! I am married to USC who is a soldier stationed in Germany. I did not divorce yet but I suffered extreme battery by my hustband for many years. I came to USA on VWP last month, authorized to stay t… read more
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I would like to know if you can me , me and my girlfreind like
I would like to know if you can me , me and my girlfreind like to get married ,but she has to waite on her devorice from her husban. She is from the Philiepines and has her green card for resadent her… read more
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i140 approved for advanced degree, wife out of status for over
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FOR JUDITH I need a reference to say overstay for 15 years
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Male from Bahamas. Married to US citizen and have one child
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my parents have overstayed their visitor visa for more than
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I entered the country with a visa waiver in Dec. 2003. I have
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My father entered USA on B2 visitor(I- 94) till Feb 12th 2009;
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In March 2004 I was refused a Visa to visit the USA on vacation.
In March 2004 I was refused a Visa to visit the USA on vacation. In 2003 I obtained a conviction for fraud in the UK and was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment, which was reduced on appeal to 18 months… read more
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