Should I be enrolled in school to get J1visa?

Asked about 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

I am completing my OPT in July(I got bachelor's degree). can I change my status from F1 to J1? Should I be enrolled in school to get J1 or it is not the main requirement?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . You should contact an immigration attorney, experienced with J1 visas for a detailed consultation and soon.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . To change status, you must be in valid status and meet all the requirements for the new status you seek.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Calvin T. Sun

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    Answered . There are many types of people who can get j-1. A student is only one such type.

  4. Akanksha Kalra

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    Answered . You should speak with an immigration attorney to discuss whether you are eligible to seek a J-1 status and if so, what requirements you need to fulfill to apply for a change of status.

    Akanksha Kalra, Attorney at Law: 215-542-4905 or ak@akaimmigration.com Disclaimer: The information provided here... more

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