Question about F1 OPT

Asked about 1 year ago - Chesterfield, MO

I entered US on an L2 visa and my Ead expired in Jan 2013 . However , I started school and changed my visa to 1 in august 2012 . Now as my school term is ending in May , I am about to apply for my opt ead . What are the complications that I can encounter and what documents should I prepare . I have a job offer in June and just want to make sure that I cover all fronts .

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  1. Alena Shautsova


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . It is best if you consult with an attorney in person, all depends on your particular facts.

    Att. number 917-885-2261 This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal advice may... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal


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    Answered . This is a good question. Please consult an attorney. How can we help you here on AVVO without knowing the details of your case? Go to and schedule a consultation. WIll be happy to assist.

  3. Dean P Murray

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . I strongly suggest that you consult an immigration lawyer. You are shortchanging yourself by seeking answers on Avvo. Good luck to you.

    Dean P. Murray
    The Murray Law Firm
    560 Sylvan Avenue
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
    T: (201)875-2600
    F: (201)549-8700

    Mr. Murray's response is NOT legal advice and does NOT create an attorney-client relationship. You should NOT rely... more
  4. Lalita Haran

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . You should contact your international student adviser on student issues. Best Wishes!
    Lalita Haran
    Practice area: Immigration
    13295 Illinois St., Ste. 128
    Carmel IN 46032
    Ph: (317) 660-6174

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