I'm currently F-1 visa, expect to get OPT card this December, if I get married in Nov to my bf who is US citizen. What changes?

Asked over 1 year ago - Warrensburg, MO

Do I still need to apply for OPT if I get married before I graduate???

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  1. Karen-Lee Pollak

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    Answered . You should apply for a green card so that oyu no longer need work authorization when you are a permanent resident. However, you will probably get OPT before your work authorization

  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . What changes is that you can file for a greencard.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- franco@capriotti.com -- www.capriotti.com -- This blog posting... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Nothing changes if you do nothing.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  4. Gunda Johanna Brost

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    Answered . Have an immigration attorney help you file for a green card. With the GC you no longer will need an OPT or F1.

    This advice does not form an attorney-client relationship and is merely informative. It should not by itself be... more
  5. John K Lassen

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    Answered . Get immigration lawyer to help file

    www.BulgarianImmigrationLawyer.com

    John Lassen 1-877-252-4630

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