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Student Visa Lawyers in Orlando

Facilitating International Study through Quality Legal Representation

If you have been accepted to an American university, college, high school, vocational program, language-learning program, or another course of study, congratulations! Now that you have been admitted into the school of your choice, you will need to secure a student visa that allows you to live and study in the U.S. America encourages diversified education and every year many international students come to study here.

Do you need a lawyer? Call (407) 269-8774or contact us online to speak with one of our Orlando immigration attorneys.

At the Sekou Clarke Law Group, we aim to simplify the visa application process. If you have run into complications, or simply want someone to guide you through the paperwork, we are here. We are problem-solvers. If you need to extend your visa, change the status of your visa, or make a unique petition to the USCIS, we may be able to represent you. Our firm is multilingual and multicultural.

Which Visa Is Best for You?

You need to apply for the visa that best describes the type of education you will receive. If you are planning to be a full-time student at a college or university, an F-1 visa is your best option.

F-1 visas also apply for students that are enrolled in American:

  • Seminaries
  • Conservatories
  • Language training programs
  • Academic high schools
  • Educational institutions

If you wish to enroll in a vocational or non-academic program, you need to apply for an M visa. If you are hoping to come to the U.S. as part of a foreign exchange program, you need a J visa. F and J visa holders may be allowed to work in the U.S. with some restrictions. M visas have more limitations.

Proving Eligibility for a Student Visa

In order to apply for any student visa, you must prove your academic acceptance. The USCIS has a list of accepted educational programs. If your school is not on the list, it may jeopardize your chances for a visa.

You also have to show that you have a reasonable command of the English language unless you are planning to come to the U.S. to attend an English language-training program. The USCIS makes exceptions for those already enrolled in additional English language-training classes or who are attending a school where classes will be taught in their native language. Lastly, the USCIS will want to see evidence that you can afford your schooling.

At the Sekou Clarke Law Group, we are immigrants ourselves. We know the adventure, culture shock, and complicated application procedures involved in traveling to the United States. We are committed to pursuing your best outcomes in immigration proceedings. Hire a team that will fight to make your dream to study in the U.S. a reality.

Call an Orlando student visa lawyer today by dialing (407) 269-8774.

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  • He is the epitome of professionalism and he knows the law.

    “ He handled my immigration case and he did so with confidence from the outset and l believed in him and of course everything turned out great (not that I thought otherwise).”


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  • He is 100% committed to his clients and ensuring that he fights for your rights.

    “Mr. Clark understands the need for effective immigration representation, especially when it involves keeping families together. I would totally recommend him.”

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    “It was evident from the initial meeting that he was competent in the area and provided excellent guidance.”