Tag Archives: F-1 student visa

Changing Your U.S. Visa Status from a Visitor to a Student

Can I change from a Visitor Visa to an F-1 Student Visa?

Visitors or tourists (B-1/B-2 visa-holders) who come to the United States may want to stay in the U.S to study to further their education. In order to study in the United States, B-1/B-2 visa holders must change their status by obtaining an...

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What is the Student and Exchange Visitor Program?

What is SEVP and what does it do?

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program, or SEVP, collects, maintains, analyzes and provides information so only legitimate foreign students or exchange visitors gain entry to the United States. The result is an easily accessible information system that provides timely information to the U.S. Department of State...

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F-1 Visa Status Reinstatement

An international student holds F-1 visa student status, which is valid while the status holder is studying in the educational institution that issued the student visa. An international student may fall out of legal status and could not afford to travel out of the United States and interfere...

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Legal Status and Your F-1 Student Visa

Lawful status is different from your F-1 visa expiration date. F-1 Legal status in the U.S. is determined by your arrival and departure record and the expiration date found on your Form I-94, issued by U.S. CBP, not the expiration date found on your student visa. For more information, please...

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