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I am in the 60 day period after my opt expired. if I marry
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Hello, I have a question regarding immigration. First, I will provide some background. I currently hold the F-1 OPT status, and am working for two US employers under Optional Practical Training (OPT).… read more
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Hi there, I am a foreign student presently on OPT following completion of my doctorate in psychology (Clinical). I have a job offer I would like to take, but my OPT expires in 10/2013. I had planned t… read more
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I am a Ph.D student of Electrical Engineering from a U.S. university.
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I have applied for my stem extension. But I got denial after
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I got a Ph.D. in Social Science in August 2008 (from a university
I got a Ph.D. in Social Science in August 2008 (from a university in the U.S.) and my OPT is valid until mid-October, 2009. My boyfriend (who is a U.S. citizen) and I are thinking about getting marrie… read more
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My German wife and I married while she was under OPT on 5/2/09
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i went to college in the state under F-1 visa. Now i am working
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