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Temporary Visas

Nonimmigrants: Admission, Rights, and Responsibilities

This article discusses the requirements and procedures for admission to the U.S. as a nonimmigrant. It also covers your responsibilities in order to maintain legal nonimmigrant status.[1] It’s important to be familiar with these responsibilities because a violation may make you ineligible for extension of status or change of status, ineligible for adjustment to lawful…

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Visa vs. I-94 (Departure Record): What’s the Difference?

The U.S. generally employs a “double-check” system for nonimmigrants to be admitted to the country. First, you must apply for a visa at a U.S. Consulate. Second, you must apply for admission to the U.S. at a port of entry.