- When you come to the US as a visitor, or a student, or on a work visa, sometimes you will need to change your status.
- Can you leave the country while status of application is pending?
- If you leave, it will actually result in the abandonment of the application.
Jacob: Hello everybody, this is Jacob with Ask an Immigration Lawyer Podcast. You ask, we answer, simple.
Today I want to answer a couple of questions that came from people that are either about to file or are currently waiting for their change of status application inside of US.
Whether you come here as a visitor, or a student, or on a work visa, sometimes you need to change your status. So for example, let’s say you came on a work visa and then you lost your job, you want to move from work status to a tourist status or a student status. All these things require what is called a change of status application. Read more