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Visa Overstay

  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris

Visa Overstay occurs in the following situations:

Consequences of visa overstay

Regaining F–1 Legal Status

It is important that students discuss legal status issues with an ISPAdviser. There are two ways in which a student may be able to regain legal F–1 status:

DHS Declaration of Unlawful Presence

If a DHS official or an immigration judge declares an individual to be unlawfully present in the United States as a result of the visa overstay, the unlawful presence will begin on the date of the DHS decision – not the date the individual violated his/her status.

Unlawful presence will have an effect on future eligibility for entry into the United States: