Hi, My H4 to F1 visa conversion is pending with USCIS and its been 2.5 months( I-539 receipt date May 28th)

Asked over 1 year ago - Redmond, WA

I have been offered assistantship from the institute which will start in few days and it will stand cancelled if I am not on my F1 status. Can I expedite my case with USCIS with reason that I will be suffering financial loss?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . No,but you can apply for an F-1 visa 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 . Talk to your DSO.

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  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . No, not under the facts you describe. The criteria for requesting an expedite from USCIS is published at its sites at www.uscis.gov, please find and read it & you'll understand the requirements needed to qualify for an "expedite".

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more

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