Rihab T. Hamade, P.A.

1300 N. Federal Hwy #107
Boca Raton, FL 33432

E: [email protected]
P: (561) 367–7183




Phone (561) 367–7183
Fax (561) 367–7184
Address: 1300 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Students: F and M Visas

Description

F-1 visas are issued to full time academic or language students. M-1 visas are issued to vocational or other nonacademic students. Both visas are obtained in exactly the same manner. The privileges of the two visas differ.

F-1 Privileges

  • You may come to the U.S. as a full time academic or language student enrolled in a program leading to a degree or certificate.
  • Visas can be issued quickly.
  • You can transfer from one school to another or switch academic programs by going through a simple procedure to notify INS of the change.
  • You may work legally in a part-time job on campus. Also, you may get special permission to work off campus if it is economically necessary or if the job provides practical training for your field of study. 
  • You may travel in and out of the U.S. or remain there until the completion of your studies, up to a maximum of eight years.
  • Visas are available for accompanying relatives

M-1 Privileges

  • You may come to the U.S. as a full time vocational or nonacademic student enrolled in a program leading to a degree or certificate.
  • You can transfer from one school to another.
  • You may work legally in a part time job on campus. You may also get permission to work off campus in a job that is considered practical training for your field of study.
  • You may travel in and out of the U.S. or remain there until the completion of your studies, up to a maximum of one year. If you have not completed your program in a year or less, you must apply for an extension. 

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