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Second opinion] I am on H-1B cap-exempt visa and looking for options to transfer to cap-subject employer. Since my visa can not be transferred directly, I am considering filing for H4 COS and H4 EAD a… read more
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Hello, looking for H-1B to Green card related advice. I am currently working on H-1B visa and my 6 years on H-1B will expire on October 1st, 2020. Now my current employer is preparing to apply for my … read more
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I am graduating from my masters in architecture Spring of
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