hello..I arrived in the United States dec/2011 with the J1 visa to work during the holidays from college (work during dec/2011 to 5/march/2012). During this period I graduated from college and therefore there was no immediate reason to back to Brazil. My visa gave me the right to work until the day 5/march/2012 and I win more one month in the country named Grace Period. (my I-94 expires on 5/april/2012)I filled out the i-539 form to request to change visa status to B2 in order to stay more 6 months. But Unfortunately this request was denied. I think that I have one month to leave the country (I'm not sure about that).I wonder if there is anything I can do without having to return to Brazil because I'm afraid about back to brazil and try take the visa (from brazil ) and then to have refused visa for staying illegally during the duration of the change process.(I'm not sure if I'm illegal)I get a temporary job in one small company (freelance job ). They are not available to be one sponsor for the H1B. I really wanna know if Is there the possibility of entering the H1B process (by another company) even though the I-94 expired? What kind of visa I can take to be for more time here ? is there a visa for temporary work - freelance? I have social security and I wanna know if I can take one permission to work with this document ?This is the decision about my application to extend/change Nonimmigrant status. Classe requested: B2Decision->On April 17, 2012, we mailed you a denial decision notice for this case I539 APPLICATION TO EXTEND OR CHANGE NONIMMIGRANT STATUS. The notice explains why the denial decision was made and the options that may be available to you. If you have not received this notice within 15 days of April 17, 2012, please call customer service at 1-XXX-XXX-XXXX for further assistance.During this step the formal decision (approved/denied) is written and the decision notice is mailed and/or emailed to the applicant/petitioner. You can use our current processing time to gauge when you can expect to receive a final decision.
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You cannot enter the H-1B because your I-94 is expired and even if it was not, you would not be able to work until October 1 and you have no way to cover yourself until then. Unfortunately, you will have to go back to Brazil and apply from there. I wish I had better news for you, but from the 18th of April, you have no legal status and since you have no legal status, you cannot change status to anything else. I am truly sorry. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I would be happy to answer them for you without additional charge, if not, please do not forget to click ACCEPT. I am not paid a salary. Clicking accept is the only way that I can get paid for helping you. When you click accept, you are not charged again and we can continue to communicate without additional charge if you have a few follow-up questions. If there is a delay in getting back to you it is either because I am answering other questions or I had to log off, but I will be back with you as soon as possible. If you would like to request me in the future, just put my name on the subject line. Positive feedback for my service to you (not the state of the law as it is) is always appreciated as well as any bonus if you think I deserve it. Thank you.
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I wanna know if i can apply for a temporary work permisson ?????
Unfortunately, no because you cannot change status due to being out of status now. You can try to apply from outside for a work visa, but you have to leave immediately.
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