Extensions for Foreign Students

July 23, 2004

The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service (“CIS,” formerly the “INS”) has announced that certain academic and exchange foreign students (F and J visa holders) seeking to adjust to an H-1B non-immigrant status may seek extensions of their F and J visas until their H-1B petitions are adjudicated.  The H-1B petition must be filed before July 30, 2004.

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