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USCIS Announces Revised I-539 form with Significantly Expanded Data Collection

US Citizenship and immigration Services has released a new version of the I-539 form. This form, used for extensions or changes of status to several visas (B-1/B-2 visitor, F-1 Student, and J-1 Exchange Visitor among others) as well as extensions or changes of status to many dependent visas (H-4s under H-1Bs and L-2s under L-1s to name a few) has traditionally been a somewhat brief form collecting more basic information. It allowed additional applicants (for instance, dependent children) to be added fairly simply without