Your questions won't likely end after you've successfully obtained a student visa. After you've come to the U.S. and are studying, you may encounter various issues such as whether you and your family can work in the U.S., how to deal with loss of income or other troubles, and more. Find helpful information and further resources here.
How Long You Can Stay in the U.S. on a Student Visa
After having been granted an F-1 or M-1 student visa, and actually entered the United States, you can stay, pursuing your studies, until the expiration date shown on your I-94.
Seven Most Serious Violations of a Student (F-1 or M-1) Visa
When you come to study in the U.S. as a nonimmigrant student (F-1 or M-1), your DSO (Designated School Official) becomes an important person in your life.
Applying to Reinstate Your F-1 or M-1 Student Status
Students who have fallen out of F-1 or M-1 status may request their status back using USCIS Form I-539.
Transferring Schools or Colleges on an F-1 Student Visa
No matter how much research and planning you did before choosing a school in the United States, you may find that the one you have chosen is not right for you.
Renewing Your F-1 or M-1 Student Visa at a U.S. Consulate
The F-1 or M-1 student visa that is stamped in your passport does not represent the date you must leave the U.S.; only the dates through which you can use your visa to ENTER the United States.
What Happens When a Foreign Student Gets Arrested in the U.S.
What to expect from the U.S. criminal justice system and how your student status will be affected.
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