change of status from j1 to b2

#1
Hello,

My J1 visa is expiring soon and i am subject to 2 year home residency requirement . Can i apply for B2 visa(tourist visa) to travel around in the US before my J1 visa expires.

thanks
 

newacct

Well-Known Member
#3
Before you get a waiver, you cannot apply for Change of Status to B2 status. But you can get a B2 visa from a U.S. consulate and enter using that.
 
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