While hundreds of applications and thousands of paperwork are filed to the USCIS, it is foreseeable that mistakes or errors may occur from time to time. However, this oversight does not condone putting petitioners at fault for circumstances beyond their control. Our client, a citizen of Armenia, came to the US on a tourist visa. During her visit, she became interested in pursuing an American education.
Spouses and the unmarried children of treaty investors and employees who currently legally in the United States can request a change in status to E-2 dependent status or an extension of a valid E-2 visa – by filing Form I-539. Current court cases may affect the ability to file a Form I-539. Family members of E-2 investors and employees should review these cases and their rights with experienced immigration attorneys.
Client: Adult Female Student Wishing to Transfer from B-2 to F-1 Status Client's Country of Origin: Croatia Case Type: I-539 Application to Extend / Change Nonimmigrant Status Date of Application: March 19, 2002 Date of Approval: June 20, 2002 Background: After a denial to her previous application, our client studying in a Cleveland suburb [...]
Our Chinese client retained us to secure student status by changing his status from B-2 to F-1 during his travel in the U.S. for his study in a Cleveland suburb.