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. 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 […]
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.