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    Hi guys,

    I did my masters and due to some status issues, i again enrolled as F1 student where I have the option of part time CPT. But, I am not sure if I can file H1 with part time CPT (<=20hrs/week). Also, what are the chances of H1b approval if I file for the conversion of status from F1 with part time CPT to H1b.

    Please leave your valuable inputs guys.. Thanks much..

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      • #4
        1 yes ... it is not what u r doing now it is about what is going to happen after oct1 ( start date of h1 ) ..
        2 there are instances they are asking for maintaining of current status ..


        • #5
          H1 has no relationship with cpt (f1 visa).. The chance will be the same without it


          • #6
            Chances are the same as any regular H1, except for a few RFEs about ur current status


            • #7
              the major RFE regarding maintaining of current status are ..
              proof that u are attending school ..
              CPT u took related to u r field of study ..


              • #8
                1. Yes
                2. Fair chances


                • #9
                  My educational background involve I have done 2 bachelor [1]Bachelor in arts[2]Bachelor in law

                  My future aim is to settle down in usa ----I find education is only mode by which i can get a job in usa and thereby earn salary there. I am from a middle class family and taking a huge loan and coming to usa KEEPING IN MIND THAT I WILL REPAY IT when i get job. After searching i found out that i have 2 option

                  First to do mba from there [which provide me 1 year of opt and 1 chance to apply for h1b]

                  OF IT FIELD IN USA

                  but after some research i found that if i do stem degrees [masters in computer information system] i get 29 month extension and 3 chance of h1b process and i also came to know that most of h1b sponsors are hiring graduate students from IT field especially computers.and it is easy to find a job in IT field comparatively if you done an mba from a university not in top 20 as i cant afford those due to high tuition.Another reason is that as we know that h1b is a lottery so if i do mba and donot come into a lottery than icant work in usa and if i couldnot work in usa i cant pay my loan expenses by working in india and this education dream will be a curse and i donot want to go under that situation But if i choose an masters in computers even if i couldnot get a job in 1 year , i can work in opt and apply for next year due to stem extension.but my case has a demerit i have no IT experience some one told consultancy will solve your issue and make your resume look nice.please guide me showing real picure of usa??as this step will be turning point in my life?How the IT scene in usa ???Does stem student after graduation find a job?As my bachelor is not in computers and simple arts does it have any effect in visa or h1b or when employer looks at resume?Guide as i don't know IT scenario there?Bottom line is i donot want that situation in which i haven given a degree and said go back to india as earning in usa and settling down here is my priority and that is why i am taking education a a medium pathroute to usa in which i found IT field a safe step............................Guide

                  PLEASE SAY IT FIELD REAL PICTURE IN REGARD TO JOB OPPORTUNITIES, AND HI1B for those who have completed their masters in usa?does fresher tag is a setback or consultancy will feel good

                  email me [email protected]


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                    • #11
                      There is no relation between filing your h1b and cpt... Part time cpts are okay... But major issue is getting your application picked for h1b... Rfe is common and need to worry about it when h1 b is picked... Good luck...


                      • #12
                        Is anyone still waiting on h1b normal processing receipts for 2017.....if i still hvnt got is is it game over??