Immigration Issues/Convert F2 to H1

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Hello Sir,

I am Indian by nationality. My husband is in US on F1.
Now, i also want to join him but not sure of H1(because of lattery system this year).
I came across F2 visa, but i am an Computer Engineer by profession so would like to continue working in US.

1. Please tell me how long it would take for me to convert F2 to H1.
2. Also, is there any other way(or visa) that i can join my husband with/without wokring.

Waiting for your resopnse.

Thank U
Rashmi

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If you did not apply yet for H-1 or you were not selected by the lottery you can not apply for H-1 until April 2008 for work to begin in October 2008. You can llok into whether you qualify for a J or E visa as a possible alternative to the F-2.


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Robert

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