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I am a recent international graduate student currently on my
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1. I am on 8th year of my H1- visa and my current employer
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Hi, Im currently in US on H1-B Visa in my 8th year. I got
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Question regarding OPT and unemployment and H1-B visa
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I am an international student from India, came to US for studying
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If company B decides to file for H1 next year, can they apply
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Prospective H1-b worker here in the U.S. currently has an employer
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I am on F1 visa and working with a company on OPT (STEM-extension)
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If a company filed the incorrect paperwork for immigration
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Hi, I am student from Music College. I have an associated degree
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What do I do? I worked on F1 visa till I was laid off in Aug
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I am working for Company A on L1 B visa which is getting expired
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New employer is not filing H1 transfer in premium processing
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I graduated with a masters degree in computer science and
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