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I am an IMG from India. I would like to know which visa I need to take in order to give step 2 CS in the United States and that visa will last for what duration? After getting in to the residency, which visa will be needed to stay in the United States?
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For the CS Exam you can apply for (business/tourist) Visa which is called B1/B2 Visa.

For residency you have to get either J1 or H1B Visa.

Each of these visas have thoroughly discussed in this forum, I recommend you go through the threads to get an idea about these visas.

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