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Old 03-08-2012
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Help Family members Green Card holders

Guys help me out,
I plan to give the usmle and have in fact started the process ,but the thing is that my parents and sisters are all green card holders (i.e-except for me,everyone else ), so I'm really worried about getting rejected when i apply for the CS visa. do i still have a chance if i show strong ties with my home country, in other areas like property and existing employment ?...

An alternative to that is to go for a visit visa (citing some occasion ) or a study visa (for MPH or something) and once i reach US to apply for the greencard via my parents'.bi very well realize that it will be years before i get the greencard,bbut atbleast i can stay there under the pretext that my greencard is under process. but what worries me is that , can i take the USMLE steps while remaining there as my green card is being processed?

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Yes. Showing strong ties to your home country will help you get B1/B2 Visa.

No. You cannot stay legally in US (pending Green card), you have to have a Visa that allow you to stay such as J1 or H1B.

If you are over 21 and/or married, your parents application for you to get a Visa will probably take 10 years!

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