We lived in USA, Virginia for 3 years he on L-1, me and children on L-2 visas. I filed for divorce 1 week ago. I thought I can keep my L-2 status for 1 year during divorce (and switch to a student visa) but he got fired and I have 2 weeks before my L-2 expires. I have an apartment rented, a car, house needs to be sold, custody battle going on. How can I avoid deportation?
There may be ways. However, there is a lot more information needed and the legal advice you need may not be suitable for this forum. You should consult with an attorney in person and get a full legal advice.
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By leaving the US, applying for the F-1 visa stamp abroad and returning to start your studies.
The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently stated: "The Immigration and Nationality Act is a bit of a beast. It is not known for being warm or cuddly; words like "intricate" and "Byzantine" come more readily to mind. Nor is it known for being easy to understand; we have often re-marked on its fiendish complexity."
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.
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