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    Public Intox student who needs to renew F1 stamp

    Hello, Background: I am a student in a F1 Visa in Arkansas. I was arrested early in February while I was walking back from a bar with some friends. I was taken to jail and charged with Public Intoxication (Class C misdemeanor in Arkansas, Ark. Code § § 5-4-201, 5-4-401, 5-71-212). I was...
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    F-1 OPT to Greencard (marriage)

    I am currently on my OPT that runs out Aug 2018. I am getting married within the next week to a USC. I know i can file for a temp EAD until my green card arrives but the timeline for both of these has been pushed back. Meaning alot of people are actually getting their GC before the EAD because...
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    F-1 OPT to Greencard (marriage)

    I am currently on my OPT that runs out Aug 2018. I am getting married within the next week to a USC. I know i can file for a temp EAD until my green card arrives but the timeline for both of these has been pushed back. Meaning alot of people are actually getting their GC before the EAD because...
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    Applying for OPT on TPS with F1 status

    I am currently on TPS with EAD for Nepal but also have been maintaining my F1 status without any gap. I am doing my Masters and will be graduating this December 2018. In 2016, I went to Nepal and entered U.S. on TPS Advance Parole Document, since my F1 visa was already expired. So, my most...
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    H4 Status under jeopardy! Please help

    Hi, My sister is doing her Masters and is on her H4 visa which is going to expire end of April. But, due to some issues in their marriage, her husband hasn't applied for the extension. She is planning on applying for Change of status to F1 which takes about 3 - 6 months for processing. My...
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    J1 visa to F1 visa change of status(I-539) denied please help

    Hi, I was an exchange student 2016 Jan~2017 Jan and after the exchange student program, I moved to the different state with my parents. and I wanted to continue my high school career so I applied for change of status I-539 form in January as soon as I moved in. and I started attending a private...
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    change of status J1 visa to F1 visa denied please help me

    Hi, I was an exchange student 2016 Jan~2017 Jan and after the exchange student program, I moved to the different state with my parents. and I wanted to continue my high school career so I applied for change of status I-539 form in January as soon as I moved in. and I started attending a private...
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    Do they find out your self-employment during student visa after you apply for NIW?

    I am a doctoral student with f1 in the US. I have as SSN and work as a graduate assistant and I am paid 14000 each year. I am not authorized to work off campus. Last year I started selling some stuff on eBay. I knew if I sell more than 20,000 each year my income will be reported to the IRS. So I...
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    Can I get a valid US visa with my new surname (after marriage) on a passport which has old surname?

    I am a Polish citizen currently present in US on F1 Visa. I will be doing a court marriage with a Chinese national in the US. I am planning to take my future husband's surname. Updating my surname in my Polish passport is a long and time taking process. I am planning to go to Poland right after...
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    AOS for dependent spouse who did unauthorized work

    I am on H1B visa married to a person on F1 visa. Recently I found out that my husband has been working for an year on his F1 visa outside of the campus illegally and getting paid under the table in cash. He says that he has never used his SSN for his employment neither has he collected any...
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    I20 OPT Extension pending from DSO

    My OPT EAD expires in 1month. I have applied for I20 opt extension from my DSO but they haven't issued me yet saying my SEVIS is pending from USCIS. DSO said that they submitted 3 requests to USCIS to update my SEVIS but they have rejected all of them. As SEVIS is not updated DSO is not issuing...
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    Assault Charge Domestic Violence Room Mate F1 Visa advice please!

    Dear All, I would be very grateful for anyone's help and guidance with my unfortunate situation. I am a student on a F1 visa studying at college in Phoenix, Arizona. I live with 3 other foreign students on F1 visas and I have not been getting on with one of them and he has been continually...
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    What happens to H1B visa status if COS to other status fails?

    Hi, I am currently working on H1B visa, and my company filed for I140. However, I am contemplating a COS to F1 to pursue higher studies in USA. I realize there is a high chance that my COS would be denied or rejected under 214(b). My question is what happens to my H1B visa in that case? Is...
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    F1 TO I-485

    Hi, I'm on F1 visa right now , with my 1-130 approved. However, I haven't been able to file my I-485 since my priority date is not current yet, which is 09/2015. Is there a chance that I'm eligible to pay in-state tuition fees in community college based on my I-130 being approved? I'm in US...
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    J1 to F1 Visa for Associate Degree in CS while having Masters in Energy

    Hello, I have a bachelors and masters degree in Energy from my home country in Europe. Recently, I am planning to change the direction of my career by getting an associate degree in Computer Science with focus in Web Development from a community college. I plan to use these skills to get a...
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    Affidavit of support for working spouse - Marriage Greencard

    Hello, My wife is a US Citizen and she is filing for a green card for me. We have been married since March 2016. We know one of the documents we need to file is the affidavit of support. The issue is my wife is a student but I work. I make enough to satisfy the requirement for the two person...
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    Can F1 student drop school

    Hi people I'm from Houston and I'm a F1 student. I applied for my green card thru my wife. I'm done with my fingerprints and I'm waiting on my interview date now, but my college isn't giving me transfer to any other college. And right now I'm unable to continue my college all I want to know is...
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    Entrepreneurship opportunity during the OPT period under F1-Visa.

    Hi All, As an opt student having a full time job, I would like to become an entrepreneur. However, I have a couple of questions before I kickoff my interests. 1. Since my business will be done online and also world wide (but can say 90% of customers will be USA based), is it beneficial/right...
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    F-1 selected for DV Lottery 2017

    Hi there, I'm an F-1 from Morocco and I've got selected for DV lottery 2017. Case Number: AF3XXX. (I'm already in the united states) I really need help. It's an awesome opportunity that I do not want to loose. I don't really know what do I have to do. Should I hire a lawyer ? I would like to...
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    EAD expired while waiting for renewal.

    Hi, I have a F1 visa and an EAD Due to economic hardship (form i765) My EAD Expires next week what should I do? I sent my renewal form and it was transferred to a different USCIS office to "accelerate" the process 3 weeks ago. But, I know that I won't receive the EAD any sooner. Should I...
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