Should I get a new visa stamp?

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Should I get a new visa stamp?

Hey,

Im on a student visa, and Ive transferred schools after earning my first
degree, but my visa stamp has the old schools name, but it is still valid till
March 2018. Would I be able to leave the US and re-enter without any
problems? or Ive to get a new visa stamp?

Ahmed

Asked on August 5, 2017 under Immigration Law, New York

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

As long as you are in the same nonimmigrant visa status you do not need to get a new visa stamp since you have a still valid visa and a new I-20 to show that the school is a new school.  The two together should be sufficient for any questions at the port of entry.


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