Immigration Issues/Conversion

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Can a person here on a H-1 visa in any way qualify for conversion to any type of Education visa if they have a sponsor?

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Hi Michael,

Yes, you can change status to a student visa (the most common categories are F-1 and M-1) if the educational institution issues admits you into a program of study and issues you a Form I-20. You should be able to pay for tuition and room and board, and if not you need a sponsor to help pay for tuition and room and board. The educational institution will assist you in changing status by filing the appropriate paperwork with the USCIS.

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Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
www.h1b1.com

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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.

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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.

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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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