M1 Visa permits a foreign student to study Non academic or vocational courses in US. Students can attend non academic or vocational school like trade school or practical training school. M-1 visa holders are not allowed to work during their study period. They have to show at the time of application that they are eligible to pay all bills and tuition fees for their course and stay.
There are basic requirements that students should fulfill before filing petition under USCIS. Every aspirant student must follow the basic needs.
Candidates can apply for M1- Visa after a certified University or school determine them academic eligible. There are certain policies of universities to accept foreign student in their campus. Every University has its own rules and regulations to determine a student academic qualified for their institute. Some of the requirements include convincing the authority that you are financial strong and can finance your education on your own; you are fit and healthy to pursue your education in US. For this purpose you have to show your bank documents regarding balance and health insurance certificates. Copies of all the statement should be kept by the candidate.
When you are determined as Qualified by the university then you can apply for M-1 visa. Application of M-1 Visa is not a difficult task if done orderly. Our team of experts is familiar with all the rules they will provide you their assistance in completing your documents and finding best university that suits your situation. All you have to do is providing documents that are required for application of M-1 Visa.
M-1 Visa holders are not allowed to work on and off campus while studying.
M-1 Visa holders are eligible for short amount relative Optional Practical training. IT means that they can take the training of one month for every four month of their study.M-1 students have to file I-765form with I-539 to extend the status. I-765 after approval will be an OPT card for students that they can use for getting paid work in US. While I-539 approval will be new I94 card that students have to surrender when they leave US.
Application requirements of M-1 Visa Holder for OPT status is different from F-1 students. The process includes:
USCIS may require other information for your application approval. In that case try to provide all the required documents immediately. Approval or denial notice will take some time to arrive after USCIS officials have done their investigation.