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F-1 Visa Complications?

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  • F-1 Visa Complications?

    I wanted some help in my following scenario, I had applied for my H1 this year(2014) and apparently it did not get picked up. To add to the misery my F-1 visa and OPT(STEM also) has now expired as of today. I am already now on CPT and have joined a college do my MS. I wanted to know if,
    1. it would be safe to travel to India and reapply for my F-1 visa again? I really have to be there in India this year for personal reasons.
    2. Also would I be reapplying like before for my F-1 visa or it would be little different considering I have this situation of CPT.
    3. I also wanted to know what kind of different documents I would require this time to apply for my F-1 visa?

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      • #4
        Stamping always involves risk ! You need to take all the documents relating to your study and financial support !


        • #5
          1) stamping is unpredictable but in your situation u need to travel India and your visa is also expired too so undoubtedly you need to get your visa stamping done with your university .
          2) yes, you will have to carry your I-20 and supporting documents for stamping like financial etc,. It will be same as before no change .
          3) financial supporting documents , new university I-20 , since your sevis is active no sevis fee, you need to fill out DS-160 and finally prepare your résumé to the best to support yourself , all the best !!!!


          • #6
            1) Try to find out if you can get stamping in canada which is much more safer than india , if possible consult a good immigration lawyer 2) there are very less chance for second master stamping approval , cause again you will need to prove your nonimmigrant intention to avoid 214b refusal , 3) instead of appearing stamping interview for second masters if you can get doctorate degree i20 you will have better chance cause then you can show progression in your academia , which is difficult with second masters 4) standard document list is same as you already carried when you had your first f1 visa interview .. All the best .. Hope you will make it


            • #7
              Have a similar question......What if F1 VISA is still valid? But we join a CPT Day 1 college because of H1 rejection? Do we still have to go for stamping? As the new I20 college and college on F1 visa will be different?