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I am graduating from my masters in architecture Spring of 2019. I plan on applying for OPT during that semester to start as working soon as possible after graduation. If my employer is willing to spon… read more
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My opt start date is in Aug, I got a job in Sep, and left
Hello, My opt start date is in Aug, I got a job in Sep, and left that job in Oct. Then I did an internship for 2 month(November and December ). I want to know How long I can stay in U.S.?… read more
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I came into the US on an F1 student visa. Currently I hold a masters degree, bachelor of nursing science, and RN diploma and do currently have a job offer at the department of corrections. As of today… read more
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