You should consult with an attorney to advocate on your behalf on this issue, either to show that a waiver is not required or, if unsuccessful, to proceed with the waiver.
You should explore schools, gain acceptance with an I-20, and then change your status. You should consult with an immigration attorney to gain specific assistance.
Immigration and Consular Lawyer
Yes, some lawyers do work this way to ensure payment for the work they perform.
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You cannot sponsor her as a non-relative. You could assist in the tourist visa process, although she would have to show that she will return to Ghana at the end of her visit.
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Once a visa number becomes available, the National Visa Center will send you a set of instructions that will allow you to begin processing of the petition at the U.S. consulate in your country. Among other things, you and the petitioner will be required to submit fees, an affidavit of support, and a formal visa application. After required documents are returned to the National Visa Center, you will be scheduled for an interview at the consulate. The time frame will depend on how fast you...
The business plan is one of the most critical parts of your application. As with any written work product it is important that it is presented clearly, logically, and professionally with reasonable and verifiable estimates. However, it is also important to consider the nature of consular practice, ie that you are dealing with officers who will likely not have business expertise and who see a high level of fraud in their day to day experiences at consulates worldwide. Finally, because you are...