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H4 visa validity

My H1-B is valid till 18th Aug 2019. I recently got married and applied for H4 visa for my wife. She got visa stamping date for 19th July. Even if she gets the visa, it will valid until my H1b ...
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Changing from H-4 to F-1 visa. Will my EAD filing remain valid?

I will be changing from H-4 to F-1 visa in July-2019 (Visa appointment scheduled). But we applied for H-4 EAD around a month ago. Will my EAD filing remain valid? Do I need to withdraw the EAD filing? ...
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H4 visa expiry before reach USA

My spouse is currently holding H1B and is going to expire in coming Nov 30th. And have plan to apply extension along with H4 visa. I am currently holding H4 and staying in outside USA. My question ...
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Declaring the change of address under two different statuses

I entered the USA with a H1 visa, and my family entered the USA with H4 visas. This comes with various duties, including keeping my address up-to-date in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (...
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Can people on H4 EAD do private tutoring?

Can people on H4 EAD do private tutoring? i.e. Should the private tutoring be as part of any registered company or can we do it individually and take money in cash and pay the tax appropriately for ...
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Can I apply for an H4 visa for my wife if my H1 is approved?

I am an Indian national on an F1 visa. I am currently working in a startup in San Jose. I applied for an H1B visa under Consular process and my H1B was recently picked and approved (I have an I-797B). ...
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Do applicant and dependents have to go together to the consulate (US Embassy)?

I've got an offer from US employer. I will be going to the US on H1B with my wife and kids since they are dependents. Are we all getting the visa approval together? They will be getting an H4 visa ...
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What is the latest by which to apply for H4

My H1 expires in Sep 2018 and I am getting married in Feb 2018. What is the latest by which I can apply for my wife's H4? What is the latest by which she can safely enter the USA?
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Stamp date in passport is identical to passport expiry date

We went to India in June for vacation from the US. When we came back to US, the immigration officer put a date in my daughter's passport: 12 December 2017, as her passport was valid until that date. ...
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My wife had SSN, but now on H4 visa - Replacement card or equivalent required

My wife had SSN whilst she was working here on H1 10 years back, but now she is here on H4 visa. She has her SSN number, but not the card. Can she apply for replacement card on H4 or is ITIN required?...
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Can I take small party decoration orders on H4 VISA

My wife is on H4 VISA and is interested in doing ballon decoration for small birthday parties. Can she take such party decoration orders while on H 4 VISA.
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Can someone who held H4 visa previously visit USA on B2 visitor visa

Can someone who held H4 visa previously visit USA again on B2 visitor visa. Came to USA on a H4 visa in 2015 Went back to India in 2016 H4 visa has expired. Awaiting a divorce so applying for a H4 ...
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My husband's getting a H1B visa, can I expect any type of work permit in USA?

What kind of visa can I acquire in this situation? Which steps can I now make to get a visa with which I can work full time in the USA?
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Going from H1-B to H4 but still work

Suppose that, for a married couple, both are on an independent H1-B visa with one of their I-140 approved. Suppose now that it is the end of 6 years for both. By virtue of the I-140, one spouse can ...
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Can H4 visa holder travel with new name over passport

My wife is currently in India and her name is wrongly printed on her passport. Passport: Firstname = ABC DEF Surname = Blank H4 visa: Firstname = FNU Surname = ABC DEF Now, since she is in India, ...
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Can H1B share salary with his/her H4 dependent?

I went to a bank for applying for secure credit card for my H4 spouse (she has a valid ITIN). Bank associate told me that she has to show some income in order to apply. I told them that legally she ...
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How long I can legally stay in US with H4?

My spouse has a US H1 visa stamped until 2018. I have the H4 stamped until 2018. I reached US recently and at the port of entry, the seal that was put says "admit until end September 2016". Is it ...
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Applying for US H4 visa when I have a valid B1 visa [duplicate]

I have a valid B1 visa. My spouse is holding an H1 visa and I would like to go as a dependent [H4]. If I apply for an H4 now will it invalidate my B1 visa?
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Work abroad while living on the US under H4 Visa

I just arrived to the States a couple months ago under H4 visa, I work in oil and gas and have a opportunity to apply for a commuter/rotational position in the middle east, I know I am not allowed to ...
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H4 work from home (remotely) [duplicate]

Is it legally allowed to work from home using dependent visa. I am shifting to USA in a couple of months and my wife is also working in India. Her company accepts to work from home instead of ...
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Do I have to wait for ITIN to file California taxes for H4 spouse?

I am holding a H1B visa and my wife just moved to California as H4 dependent. I have applied for ITIN along with filing my federal taxes. How do I file my California State tax? Should I wait for her ...
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What are the consequences of recent US immigration reform for high-skilled (technology) workers?

On the immigration reform enacted by President Obama, BBC News writes (emphasis mine): The question, of course, is just how much the US economy could benefit from President Obama's proposal, which ...