Change of Status
Change of Status
A Change of Status is a process through which a non-citizen of the United States can apply to change their current nonimmigrant status to another nonimmigrant status or to an immigrant status. For example, a person who enters the US on a tourist visa may apply for a Change of Status to a student visa if they decide to enroll in a school in the US.
To file for a Change of Status, the non-citizen must submit a petition to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) along with the required documentation and fees. The process can be complex, and it is important to ensure that the application is complete and accurate to avoid delays or denials.
An immigration attorney can assist with the Change of Status process by:
A Change of Status is a process through which a non-citizen of the United States can apply to change their current nonimmigrant status to another nonimmigrant status or to an immigrant status. An immigration attorney can assist with the Change of Status process by determining eligibility, identifying the appropriate visa category, preparing the application, advocating for the client, and appealing a denial if necessary. Seeking the guidance and representation of an experienced immigration attorney can assist a non-citizen in applying for a Change of Status.
Need help filing for a Change of Status? Call Deandra Grant Law 512 279 6600
Attorney Huff grew up in Austin and graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2016 with dual majors and minors. There, she was active in the Human Rights Program and continued her life-long Spanish studies in Madrid. Attorney Huff then attended Baylor Law School, where she coordinated the immigration clinic, argued in national moot court competitions, and completed the criminal law specialty track. Baylor’s intensive Practice Court program made her “courtroom ready,” and Attorney Huff began working as a criminal defense lawyer at a growing criminal defense firm in Addison in 2018. Since then, she’s expanded her practice to include tickets, appeals, Spanish-speaking clients, expunctions, and nondisclosures.
Attorney Huff was raised by lawyers, and joins Deandra Grant Law excited to try cases with her father, Douglas Huff. She is a Board Member of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and member of several organizations that advocate for greater rights and equality for women, LGBTQ populations, and incarcerated people. In her free time, she enjoys boxing, reading memoirs, spending time with her family and girlfriend, and doting on her cat Peanut.
Sorsha is a member of:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- State Bar of Texas Immigration and Nationality Law Division
- Dallas Bar Association Immigration Section
- Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board Member)
- Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Dallas Women Lawyers Association
- DUI Defense Lawyers Association
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