Category Archives: Change of Status

5 tips from immigration lawyer for change of status application

If I am applying to change my immigration visa status with USCIS, what should I prepare?

This article offers tips to applicants who have entered the United States as a tourist or a student but wish to change to another visa status to remain in the United States longer or for other purposes. US Immigration regulations...
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Financial Ability for the F-1 Student Visa

 

Financial Ability for the F-1 Student Visa

 

How can I prove my financial ability for my F-1 change of immigration status application with the USCIS?  

There are no specific documents that can prove that you are able to pay for the studies.  There are...

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COS INELIGIBILITY OR RESTRICTIONS

COS INELIGIBILITY OR RESTRICTIONS

Some nonimmigrant visa status holders are prohibited by immigration law to change status within the U.S.   Not all nonimmigrants in the U.S. are allowed to change their nonimmigrant status.   If you were admitted in any of the following nonimmigrant categories, you will not be able to change your nonimmigrant status.   You cannot request a...
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Non-employment Based Categories for Nonimmigrant Visa Change of Status

Non-employment Based Categories for Nonimmigrant Visa Change of Status in the U.S.:

If you wish to change your status to one of the following nonimmigrant categories, you will need to apply to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status: A  (Diplomatic and Other Government Officials, Immediate Family members, and Employees) B-1 and B-2  (Visitors for Business or Pleasure) E  (Treaty Traders and Investors...
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