Is there other way for a j1 visa holder who overstayed or out of status to get back in status aside marriage?

Asked 10 months ago - Bellingham, WA

im a j1 visa holder..a trainee in a hotel for 1 yr. after my contract end i didn't go back to my country. i stayed here in america and out of status now. im exact 1 year out of status now... i regret on what i did, i wanna go on the right tract. i cant go back home due to personal reason and money matter. since im out of status im also having hard time to find job. is there other way aside marriage to get back on track? my visa doesn't even have a 2 yr rule. i wanna stay i wanna fulfill my american dream. this is the place that i feel completely freedom. please help me!!!!

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Pray for immigration reform.

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  2. Tsirina Goroshit

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    Answered . Not many solutions for people out of status, an immigration reform should assist many people like you are

    The above is intended as general information only and cannot be relied upon as a legal advice. Laws change... more
  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Stay put, keep a low profile and wait for immigration "reform."

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  4. John K Lassen

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    Answered . Sit tight and cross your fingers for reform

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