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If you are in the United States as a tourist, on a business trip, or on any other type of nonimmigrant visa and you have decided that you would like to attend a college, school or a language school in the United States, you can request the USCIS to change your status to that of a student while remaining in the United States.  

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The L-1 Regular visa is a non-immigrant work visa, providing an opportunity for employees working abroad to transfer to a company branch in the United States.

To obtain an L-1 work visa, you need to find an employer-sponsor in another country that has a branch office in the USA. It is also important to note that L-1 visa holders can bring their spouses, who are given the opportunity to work on L-2 visa. The main difference between L-1 visa and H1-B visa is that an L-1 visa holder is not allowed to change an employer.

Visa L-1 Blanker allows employers, company owners, the opportunity to open a branch in the United States and the right to reside in the United States for up to 7 years.

If there is an alternative branch in the United States for a period of at least 1 year, the holder of L-1 visa is given the opportunity to apply for permanent residence or a green card. You have to confirm the existence of your company in the United States, you need to open a bank account in the United States in the amount of 25 to 50 thousand dollars.

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