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I am on H1b visa which is maxing out, after complete
Second opinion] I am on H1b visa which is maxing out, after complete recapture, on Jan 7th 2021. My I94 is valid till Jan 17th 2021. My PERM is awaiting approval and filed on July 8th 2020. My wife's … read more
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I have lost my job in July. I was working on H1B. I am
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Can one request a COS to J1 on the last day when the current
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second opinion] I got matched in residency. I am on H4 in USA. Planning to apply for change in status to either H1b or J1 depending upon which one I can get before residency start date, June 22. Would… read more
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My J1 visa (DS 2019) with the current employer (university)
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I am on H1B Visa currently working in IT field. On Friday, I
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Guillermo, I hope you are doing well. I am currently in the
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My H1B with my current employer (a nonprofit research) is about to reach its maximum (6 ye
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Hello, I have a few questions regarding B1/B2 and J1 visa. My
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I would like to find out what the rules are for applying for
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Hi, My H1B is expiring in a week and all 6 years are complete.
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I currently have one year remaining on my first H1B. I had
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Hi I am an Indian National , currently on H1B Visa, since October 1, 2010. I received this H1B approval around June 2010. I am currently working in San Francisco. My Employment ends on May 31, 2011. 1… read more
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