Changing B1 tourist VISA to F1 when in states

Asked 9 months ago - San Diego, CA

Hi, Is it possible to get admission to school and change your VISA to F1 when you are in states on B1 tourist VISA? Can anybody recommend and attorney who can help do this?

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  1. Jeff L. Khurgel


    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . It is possible, yes, but the timing has to work out. Speak to your potential school's DSO.

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  2. Habib Hasbini

    Contributor Level 13


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Yes, it i possible.

    Law Offices of Hasbini 619-200.8986. Free on phone and in office consultation.
  3. Maria J. Marty

    Contributor Level 17


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Yes, its possible. Talk to the school DSO about your plans, they can likely help you. If you still want an attorney, search on Avvo for someone close to you, there are many great attorneys in CA.

    I am a lawyer but I am not your lawyer unless we have spoken and we have entered into an attorney-client... more

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