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Karen L Gilbert

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  • OPT declined.. f-1 expiring soon and requiring a new i-20!!! Solutions???

    I graduated in May 5th, my opt that i applied for prior to my thesis submission got denied. I dont know the reason yet as I just got the notice online. According to many blogs, I see that the grace period is 60 days from my graduation ( that being...

    Karen’s Answer

    First, the expiration of your F-1 Visa on July 31 is immaterial to the maintaining of lawful status. (Sometimes the information found on the USCIS on-line system is erroneous). When you receive the denial and explanation, a lawyer can explain your options to you. Also, you could ask your international student advisor for assist you with this.

    This response is general information only, not legal advice, as you have not consulted with us in person, have not retained us, and we do not have all the facts needed to provide legal advice.

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