Convert from F1 to J1 visa

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

Hi I do understand that it is legal to convert from F1 to J1 visa in the united states, however for one to do so, we need to locate a J1 sponsored organization that will assist us to do so. Hence I would like to know if anyone can recommend me any J1 sponsored organization who does that? I tried calling 2 J1 organizations, unfortunately, they will only processed applications that are not from the United States. Please kindly advise!

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Most organizations will only sponsor J-1s from abroad.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . make sure the J1 is not subject to two year residency requirement. The list of the organizations is on USCIS website.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more
  3. Dana Roxana Bucin

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    Answered . Not sure if you qualify but try calling Culture Vistas

    This answer is provided for general education purposes only and is not intended to provide, nor does it provide,... more

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