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This document contains official instructions for USCIS Form I-539A , Supplemental Information for Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status - a form released and collected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Citizenship and Immigration Services. An up-to-date fillable USCIS Form I-539A is available for download through this link.
Q: What is Form I-539A?
A: Form I-539A is a supplemental form to be submitted together with Form I-539 for the purpose of extending or changing nonimmigrant status.
Q: Who needs to file Form I-539A?
A: Form I-539A must be filed by each co-applicant included in the primary Form I-539 application.
Q: What information is collected on Form I-539A?
A: Form I-539A collects biographical information, contact details, and employment history of the co-applicant.
Q: Do I need to pay a fee to file Form I-539A?
A: Yes, there is a fee associated with filing Form I-539A. The amount may vary and should be confirmed with USCIS.
Q: Are there any supporting documents required with Form I-539A?
A: Yes, supporting documents such as copies of passports, visa documents, and previous Form I-94 may be required. The specific requirements can be found in the form instructions.
Q: What should I do if my Form I-539A application is denied?
A: If your Form I-539A application is denied, you may be able to file an appeal or motion to reopen. It is recommended to consult with an immigration attorney for guidance.
Q: Can I travel while my Form I-539A application is pending?
A: It is generally advised not to travel outside the United States while your Form I-539A application is pending, as it may impact your application.
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