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Establishing Strong Ties With Homeland To Obtain F1 Visa

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Recently, I have been denied a student visa four times. Admittedly, it was a mistake on my part because I kept reapplying within days. I was denied a visa on June 3rd, June 5th, June 30th, and July 7th. The reasoning behind each denial was the same: My circumstances needed to change. I was briefly unemployed when I applied each time. I resigned from my position as relations manager to pursue a bachelor's degree in business administration in the US. Now, I am employed as office manager for a petroleum company. Prior to this, I was relations manager for a construction company for five years, and an accountant for a motors company for three years. I also own a rental house that is on a two-year lease. Will it be safe for me to reapply for a student visa in November for the spring semester?

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    With four denials you will need to convince the Officer why this degree is needed for your career plans in your home country. Having a job is good but the Officer must believe you aren't just doing this to find a way to the U.S. and then stay and that you truly have an intent to return.

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  2. You can reapply but I strongly recommend consulting an attorney. You need to provide lots of evidence that you will return to your home country.

    Alexus P. Sham alexuspshamesq@gmail.com (917) 498-9009. The above information is only general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. It does not create an attorney-client relationship.


  3. Many experienced immigration attorneys offer Skype and other online media based consultations. May not be free, but would provide some information.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866) 456-­8654; Fax: 212-964-0440; Cell: 212-202-0325. The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.

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