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Valid Immigration Statuses

The following valid immigration statuses dated one year and one day prior to the start of the term can establish residence for tuition fees purposes:

IMMIGRATION STATUSES:

Permanent Resident

Refugee/Asylee

Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

IRCA

Family Unity Program, LIFE Act, LIFE Act Family Unity Provisions

Withholding of Removal (INA 241(b) (3) or Convention Against Torture (CAT))

Jay Treaty

VISAS:

A-1, A-2, A-3, E-1, E-2, E-2C, E-3,

G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, G-5, H-1B, H-1C,

H-4 (if spouse or child of H-1B or H-1C),

I, K-1, K-2, K-3, K-4, L-1A, L-1B, L-2,

NATO 1-7, N-8, N-9, O-1, O-3 (if spouse or child of O-1),

R-1, R-2, SIV (Special Immigrant Visa), T-1, T-2, T-3, T-4, T-5, T-6,

U-1, U-2, U-3, U-4, U-5, V-1, V-2, V-3.

If you have applied for any of the above listed immigration statuses a year and a day prior to the start of the term, please submit a Notice of Action from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) along with the other required residency documentation. If you have applied for any of the above listed visas a year and a day prior to the start of the term, the visa must be approved. Submit the approval Notice of Action from USCIS along with the other required residency documentation.

Special Immigrant Visa Holders and Refugee Students who Settled in California Upon Entering the United States and have been in California less than one year, please visit this page.

Last modified on July 3, 2019
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