I came to attend a conference but due to financial problems in my country, I decided to stay behind here in USA
Begin by meeting with an immigration lawyer, your question is too difficult to answer on Avvo, there is too much information. you can also review the USCIS website yourself for information. uscis.gov under nonimmigrant visas and immigrant visas. Act quickly because you will soon be out of status.
Due to the nature of this forum, Attorney Maria J. Marty does not have all the information required to provide legal advice. Accordingly, her responses on Avvo are intended as general and not legal advice.
You are not authorized to work in the US so should consult with an attorney for assistance with possible change of status to a nonimmigrant work visa.
You may end up being accused of immigration fraud for having the intent to stay in the US when you were coming into the US with a visa that does not allow the alien to have immigrant intent.
A consequence of immigration fraud for an alien is a lifetime ban from being in the US.
"financial problems" usually are not legal bases to stay in the US.
You should review the specific facts with your attorney to find out your legal options.
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