Saint Louis, MO asked in Education Law and Immigration Law for Missouri

Q: Status CPT : got H1B RFE, may be causes change of status 'COS' denied.

Status CPT : got H1B RFE, may be causes "denial of status transfer"

I am working on CTP, i20 expires 19-Dec-2015. I got picked for H1B this April. I got RFE (issues 17-Aug-2015, RFE final date 17-Nov-2015) on my F1, One thing may cause “Denial of status transfer”. According to RFE he said give the proof student didn’t take more than or less than 3 Credit course on Distance education, but university is given all credit course on distance education.

Possibilities 1- H1 approve but change of status “COS” denied. 2-H1 be disapproved COS denied

1- How serious “COS” would be in my case to get future visa.

2- Can I go to defends deportation? Its not my fault but university, university suppose to not to do that.

Please help me to tell my options and take the right decision?

1 Lawyer Answer
Shan Dimitris Potts
Shan Dimitris Potts
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Glendale, CA

A: If your H1B is approved but your COS is denied you can go back to your country get your H1B stamped on your passport and come back to the US and start working. If your H1B is denied you will have to start a new petition. All the best.

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