Chula Vista, CA asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: 6mths stay expires in 1 month. Can they travel out & back to get another 6mths

Hi. I am a Nigerian studying in Canada and have my children registerd in middle school in the US on a visitors visa staying with my relatives who's a permanent resident. My children have 2 years multiple entry visas but their 6 months stay expires in one month's time. Can I possibly take them outside the US on Christmas holiday for a few days and bring them back in safely without encountering any challenges at immigration seeing that their 6 months stay expires in less than a month. I am hopeful that they'll get another 6 months stay on reentry. Kindly advise.

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A: You cannot do it safely, absolutely not. You will face challenges in explaining why they need to further visit the US as tourists after a 5-month stay.

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