I am eligible for 9 months OPT based on my AAS degree. I want to make my stay longer in USA. What is the last suggested date to apply for OPT according to my expiration date of 1-20.
Read the instructions that accompany Form I-765 for your category, as well as talk to your school's DSO beforehand.
If you are still left confused and/or unsure after that, schedule a consultation with an attorney.
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It looks like you can file now ... talk to your DSO .. .the procedure is quite precise.
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