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I don't think it's a problem. They don't always put entry stamps on passports (e.g. if you go through an automated kiosk), and people sometimes lose passports so could no longer have the entry stamp. It's the I-94 that is authoritative. If the I-94 shows that you were admitted into F1 status at the date and place that you entered, that should be enough.


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Most types of nonimmigrant visas are subject to the presumption of immigrant intent under INA 214(b), where they must presume that you are an intending immigrant (i.e. you intend to immigrate on this visa), and thus ineligible for the nonimmigrant visa, unless you convince the officer otherwise. And having a petition from a US citizen spouse would certainly ...


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They generally do not accept Change of Status applications filed when the person is already out of status, unless there is a good reason. It might be possible to file a nunc pro tunc Change of Status for your wife for the reason that the lawyer forgot to file it. But that might not work as the lawyer was probably just responsible for your Change of Status, ...


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If you're in the US, you won't be doing consular processing, but change of status. It doesn't matter that you were outside of the US on your notice date. Instead of change of status (which is expensive), you can leave the US and apply for admission in H-1B status when you return. In any event, you don't need "consular processing" because that means ...


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If you did the form online and have written confirmation/proof of having done it, I believe you're all set. To explain how it relates to both your current and upcoming status, the USCIS change of address information page says that if you are changing address in the US and you have an application pending, then you must: Step 1: File Form AR-11 (online OR ...


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Given that H1-B visas require that you have an employer-employee relationship (which means that 1099s are not acceptable) and any employment must be complaint to the H1-B regulations and approved in the USCIS forms, no you cannot. For an L1 visa, the answer is also no because you can only work for the petitioning employer.


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You do not need to file a separate change of address "under your visa status." You should have only one file at USCIS, which is identified by your A number. There is in any event no other office that you could notify of your change of address.


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Yes. I was working on an end client location with the H1B amendment in process. I got a job offer from US based company and that company started H1B transfer. There was ABSOLUTELY no issue in getting H1B transfer completed as long as you have valid I-94. My transfer was filled thru PP and approval came in a week. But it's recommended joining a new employer ...


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