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What Is a Student Visa?

A student visa, or F-1 visa, is issued to those who are coming to the United States temporarily to pursue their studies at an established elementary school, high school, college, university, seminary, conservatory, or language school. These visas are temporary and grant the student nonimmigrant status.

What Are the Requirements to Obtain a Student Visa?

The alien must show that:

If the student has family, he may obtain an F-2 Visa for his spouse and children.

How Do I Apply for a Student Visa?

There are certain steps that an alien must take to obtain an F-1 visa:

Do I Need a Lawyer to Get a Student Visa?

Getting a student visa can be complicated and difficult. An experienced immigration lawyer can help you decide whether to pursue a student visa or some other type of visa. An immigration attorney also can help you file any necessary paperwork.

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Last Modified: 02-06-2014 03:10 PM PST

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