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Golden & Jernigan P.C. is a full service law firm specializing in family law, bankruptcy law, immigration law, and social security law in the Greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan areas.

International students wishing to attend an academic program or English language program at a college or university in the U.S. must have an F1 Student Visa to enter the country.

Obtaining a student visa can be a difficult and daunting task. We are here to help. At Golden & Jernigan P.C., our immigration lawyers are experts at obtaining F1 Student Visas for international students seeking education in the United States.

In order to qualify for an F1 Student Visa, applicants need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Must have a foreign residence and must intend to return there upon completion of studies.
  2. Can only study at the academic institution through which the visa was granted.
  3. Able to support yourself financially during the duration of the stay.
  4. Must have strong ties to home country (e.g. job offer letter upon completion of studies, assets, bank accounts, and family).

Don't need an F1 Student Visa? At Golden & Jernigan P.C., we can also guide you through the application process for obtaining J1 and M1 Student Visas.

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Finding an attorney versed in the intricacies of the student visa process is one of the most important decisions you will make during your application process. With Golden & Jernigan P.C., expect immediate answers to all of your immigration law questions and expert handing of your student visa application.

If you are planning on applying for a student visa, an expert immigration attorney is not an option; it is a necessity! We invite you to contact us today at 616.538.5510 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. Our experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorneys are here to assist anywhere in the Greater Grand Rapids area.


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Rockford, MI 49341

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Grand Rapids, MI 49548

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