I am a non citizen of united states.just studying here at Texas. I have a F-1 visa expiring on 2013.
I wanna change my first name and my family name both, but I am not sure I can do that here in united states. because I am not a citizen of US.
I need to change them here in US, definitely before my visa expires .
can you help me with that?
When you file for a name change, you have to convince the court that you are not trying to avoid criminal prosecution, debts, etc. through the name change. If you are trying to change your name in the middle of some immigration proceedings, that would probably seem suspicious to the judge. But your citizenship status itself is not a barrier to a name change.
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