Category Archives: F1 Visas


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Last Updated: January 17, 2011
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Compiling, Evaluation and Choosing Visa Options: Factors to Consider in Deciding Between F-1 vs. J-1 Visa Categories Most full-time international students come to the U.S. on an F-1 student visa (Form I-20), although some have the option to obtain J-1 visa status [DS-2019]. And if both choices are options, then how do you decide? It […]

F1 Visa Benefits for Students

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Last Updated: June 26, 2010
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Immigration Lawyer in San Jose area Offers Insights into F1 Visas for Students If you’re a full time student from a foreign country who will be traveling to the US to study at a university, college, conservatory or high school or as a language student, then you will want to apply for and secure a F1 […]

F-1 Status and Extension of OPT

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Last Updated: May 29, 2010
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In my extensive experience as a immigration lawyer in San Francisco, I do a lot of work in the area of H1B visas. From my office in the San Francisco Bay area, I work with applicants from all 50 states who have been in this country under a F 1 visa and who during that […]

Immigration Lawyer Offers Checklist for F-1 Students OPT Application

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Last Updated: May 11, 2010
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As an immigration lawyer, I find that students with an F-1 visa who go through the OPT application procedure can often be intimidated by the various aspects of the process. From my offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, I work with clients from all 50 states on this process. Here’s a checklist for F-1 […]