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Citizen by birth. I came to the US on F1 visa for my MBA
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Is that possible to go home during my F1 OPT period? I only
is that possible to go home during my F1 OPT period? I only have 1 year. It ends in July 2020.… read more
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I have a confused question about my EAD. Let me explain my
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My F1 visa expired on May 2020 and I am still have 2 year
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I am currently on F1 opt working for a company, my company
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An indian passport holder. I came to the US in Aug 2017 to
hi. im Aaheree, an indian passport holder. I came to the US in Aug 2017 to pursue my Masters in law on a F-1 visa. I graduated in May 2018. I received my EAD card on around October 8 2018. I started a… read more
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My h1- is filed for 2019 and I haven't received anything
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I am a Software Engineer from India on an F-1 OPT working
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My girlfriend came here as a tourist with her 2 kids, she
Hello my girlfriend came here as a tourist with her 2 kids, she changed her status to a student status (f1) but she doesn't have the visa just the i-94) and was studying for the past 3 semesters. The … read more
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I received H1B approval notice from DHS - also stating that
Hi, I received H1B approval notice from DHS - also stating that I am ineligible for Change of status as I travelled outside US while my H1B case was pending. So I am asked to exit US before 30th Septe… read more
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I am an Indian, New Zealand citizen, international student
Hi there I am an Indian, New Zealand citizen, international student on OPT just started working with FedEx. My passport expired and got renewed. I went to USCIS office in Memphis to get visa transferr… read more
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I'm currently on an F-1 visa, doing my OPT. My F-1 has
I'm currently on an F-1 visa, doing my OPT. My F-1 has expired, but I have my OPT for another 10 months. I recently married a US citizen and I'm planning on applying for a Green Card, but my husband a… read more
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Hi, I am currently on F-1 OPT status (started in July 2012
Hi, I am currently on F-1 OPT status (started in July 2012 not STEM). I am doing a training with a startup (Company A). I have an approved H1-B because I received an offer from a consulting firm (Comp… read more
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Hi, I recently got approved for change of visa status from
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