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    Delayed OPT application

    My brother completed his MS in Electrical Engineering from a reputed California university. After his completion of degree, he had to leave USA for family emergency. He never applied for OPT. He left USA in Jan, 2018. Since he has never filed for OPT, can he apply for OPT now? He still has F1...
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    Citizenship application question after marriage status change

    I came to US as a student 8 years back. I got my US Permanent resident 2.6yrs back through my employer. I got married 2 years back. My wife became a US citizen last year through her parents'. I can wait till my natural process completes through which I will be eligible to apply for citizenship...
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    Spouse Green Card query - please help

    But the application for GC was submitted long back and my brother in law never got a response for last 5/6 years until recently when he was called for few papers. However, at that time it was already late since it was almost at the end of the process and he got married by that time.
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    Spouse Green Card query - please help

    My brother-in-law - Mr. T got Green Card recently. But when it was applied (by T's brother 15 years back) T was not married. Now, if Mr. T submits application for his wife wife, how many years T should expect before T's wife can get here? T's GC was approved just 2 weeks back. Can she apply...
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    H1 Visa stamping experience- Canada

    I appeared this Monday at Vancouver. The lady asked me to show my MS transcript, certificate. Then she asked me if I had a previous H1 approval. So I showed her my old I-797. Nothing else.
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    H1 Visa stamping experience- Canada

    H1B visa experience in Vancouver - 27th Nov, Bangladeshi H1B holder I just got my visa from Vancouver. Being a Bangladeshi with typical Muslim name I was very worried. The whole interview took less than 5 minutes. The counselor wanted to see my MS degree certificate and transcript, I-797 notice...
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    H1 Visa stamping experience- Canada

    Is it possible to know how many days/weeks background check will take? I am planning to go for H1 stamping for the first time. I heard from a friend of mine, while getting appointment over the phone the consulate guys tell that someone will need a background check of x weeks. My question is -...
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    H1 Visa stamping experience- Canada

    Thanks tusharvk for your reply. My plan is to, in any case, if I am given a security check I'll go back to my country and get back to Canada once the time frame is almost over. Is it feasible?
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    H1 Visa stamping experience- Canada

    H1 stamping question Hi, I have a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (India) and MS in Electrical Engineering from USA. Presently I work as a Software QA Engineer. I am planning to go to Canada for H1 stamping and I am worried regarding any issue with mismatch of my US degree and...
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    Please help - visit visa while applied for GC as spouse

    Person X has applied for GC along with his wife Y. X's everything is almost done and X can travel with advance parole, infact X has already went for vacation and came back. However, X and Y's GC are not yet approved. Now Y is sick due to pregnancy related issues and it is really required for her...
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    Converting Green Card to Citizenship

    Thanks JoeF. I appreciate your response.
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    Converting Green Card to Citizenship

    Need a clarification about applying for citizenship If X was granted PR i.e. Green Card in 1st January 2004, X has to wait till 1st October 2008 (3months less than 5 years) to apply for Citizenship. This PR is not through marriage, it is received through family application (X was below 18 and...
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    Double H1 transfer

    Thanks Thanks for the lnk. It answers the question. My understanding is: Since my status is still fine with company X (although request for new H1B petition is filled by company Y), company Z can file another petition given that I do not break any contract with company Y since I am already...
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    Double H1 transfer

    I was consulting for a company (X) and then joined as full time for another company Y. Company Y has applied for my H1 transfer and it is still in process. However, after receiving the go-ahead from USCIS, they have already employed me. Now, I got another offer from company Y. Company Z also...
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    H1 Stamping - consulting company is sponsoring H1

    Urgent - H1 Stamping - consulting company is sponsoring H1 I am planning to go for stamping my H1 to Canada. My company is a Virginia based consulting company. It is a smaller company of around 10-15 consultant. It is a typical 'deshi company'. Does anyone know any issue (or risk) involved in...
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