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My girlfriend Carmen is here from Mexico for the summer on a B1/B2 Tourist visa. Can she take a "English as a Second Language" class at the local community college without violating the terms of a tourist visa? We are in Washington state.
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No, she is not permitted to attend school under the terms of the B2 visa.

She has to apply to the school for an I020 to be issued and then file for a change of status and then either apply for a new visa at the consulate or file for a change of status in the US.

 

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