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Extending Your Stay in the U.S.

Our Wakefield Immigration Attorneys Can Assist You in Staying in the U.S.

For those who come to the United States and wish to extend their stay there are certain steps to ensure a legal extension. Extending your stay is usually a smooth process, but complications can arise or you may have questions about what steps to take next.

Having a skilled and experienced immigration attorney by your side can ensure you get the most up-to-date information and that all the proper steps are taken. Contact our Wakefield immigration attorney today to learn more.

Filing for a Request to Stay

Any request to extend a stay in the U.S. must be filed and received by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) prior to an expiration of the current authorized period. A request to remain in the United States can either be done as a change of status or as an extension.

There are certain circumstances under which an extension can be filed. You must have been lawfully admitted to the United States, have no criminal convictions, and the terms of your current status must not have been violated in order to still be eligible.

There are certain people who are ineligible for an extension. This includes those who:

  • Are here based on a waiver
  • Have a visa related to being a crew member
  • Have a fiancé visa

If You Need a Wakefield Immigration Lawyer, Call (781) 819-0700.

Before filing to extend your stay in the United States, knowing the facts about extensions and how your unique case falls under current policies is important. Attorney DiSisto can review your case, evaluate your chances of being granted an extension, and work to keep you here longer. She has the compassion needed to understand your situation and will work to help you if you are eligible.

Call our Wakefield immigration attorney at (781) 819-0700 to schedule your low-cost initial consultation.

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