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Dear Mr Arora,

Is it true that the federal government is now verifying the legal status of all students if they are attending university fultime? I would like to attend college but I am currently out of status.

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Hi,

Many colleges verify the status of a student before allowing enrolment. However, some colleges do not care about immigration status as long as you can pay the tuition. This depends on the college, in our experience, and as a practical matter you will need to contact the college to see if they will allow you to enrol irrespective of your immigration status.

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Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

Experience

Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

Education/Credentials
Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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