Change Of Status:

Introduction Almost all foreign nationals coming to the U.S. must have a visa to enter. Generally, nonimmigrant visas are issued to foreign nationals who intend to remain in the (U.S.) for a temporary period of time. There are more than 40 nonimmigrant visa categories, each used for a different, but very specific purpose. The different […]

Visa Status: Difference Between Visa And Status

Introduction In order to maintain lawful status when you are in the U.S., it’s important to understand the difference between the two common immigration terms — “Visa” and “Status”. Many people use these terms interchangeably, however, there is a clear distinction between the two terms under the immigration laws. 1. Visa A Visa is an […]

Consequences Of Overstaying A Visa In The US:

Introduction Overstaying your authorized stay in the U.S. can have serious consequences. However, the consequences vary depending on how long you overstay visa and under what type of visa you overstay. Most foreign nationals who apply for admission at a port of entry pursuant to a nonimmigrant visa or under the Visa Waiver Program, is […]