View Full Version : Out of status for 8 Month on F1 - Advice please

02-20-2013, 11:44 AM
Hello everyone - My friend's life is in a mess and I am trying to help him out.

He was dismissed from University in May 2012 because of poor academic performance, he chose not to disclose this with anyone and has been living life like nothing had happened. Whatever money he was getting to pay the fees from his brother, he was using it for his living expenses.

Yesterday I found the letter from university in 2012 which indicated his dismissal from the university. I was wondering what his options are?
1. Can he apply for H1B?
2. Can he apply to another college and get a new F1 visa? If yes does have to step out of US?

Reisntatement of F1 visa seems to be out of question since he has been out of status for almost 9 months now.

I know the bigger problem here is why he is behaving like a idiot by ignoring such important stuff. But myself and his brother are trying to explain him how he has messed up big time and are trying to get him back on the right track. We just want to know if there are any options to get out of the mess and stay in US.

Any information will be appreciated.


02-21-2013, 06:43 AM
Better consult with immigration lawyer.