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I want to know about change of status from L1 to F1

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I want to know about change of status from L1 to F1

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Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 6 months ago

Sure, in order to apply to change your status from L1 to F1, you must submit your application I-539 once you are accepted to a school and receive your I-20. The school can assist you with this.

You can find the form on uscis.gov/forms

The cost of the form is $370

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