Navigating Your Nonimmigrant Visa Status

Q&A for the nonimmigrant in a virtual world

Is your visa status in peril? It can be a confusing time for nonimmigrants trying to make their way in a suddenly virtual world.

Join us for an interactive, information-filled discussion with legal immigration experts who will address common concerns, helpful solutions, and a way to keep moving your career forward in uncertain times. Bring your experience and be inspired.


  • What if I'm furloughed? How is my immigration status impacted What steps should I take?
 Are there any available resources?
  • Is it legal to work in a remote job or internship as a nonimmigrant?
  • What if my grace period expires before I get approval for a change of status?


What is a nonimmigrant visa?

For U.S. citizens who might not be familiar with the term, the nonimmigrant visa is issued to foreign nationals seeking to enter the U.S. on a temporary basis for tourism, business, medical treatment, and certain types of temporary work.

Job Market Insights

Job Market Insights is a weekly UC Santa Cruz virtual series providing strategies for professional success in this crazy job market. It is hosted by UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, the professional development arm of UC Santa Cruz.


Dial-In Information

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event