Any nonimmigrant that remains in the United States after an authorized stay has ended will be liable for overstaying.
You can face the pain of loosing some privileges, benefits and opportunities if you choose to stay in the Unites States after the period of your authorized stay is over.
Some of the consequences you could face as a result of overstaying:
Subject to the strict requirements of a re-entry permit and a waiver of inadmissibility, you may have a very slim chance of returning to the United States. If there is a need for you to stay longer, you must file a timely application for an Extension of Stay, a Change of Status, or an Adjustment of Status. Otherwise you must leave before the authorization expires. And when you leave, keep an evidence of your departure from the United States like boarding pass or airline ticket.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will finally introduce a full operational biometric exit system, which will be used to effectively track down overstaying visas. Since the plan has already reached the final stage process, the exit program is expected to be in full force by June 2012. With the implementation of the new technology and the deployment of biometric exit machines, the Department of Homeland Security will be automatically served with overstay information, which it can utilize to easily crackdown undesirable alien.
Stay away from overstaying visa to prevent any circumstances from putting you in unfavorable positions. It is in your best interest that you speak to a licensed US Immigration lawyer who can help you process the necessary documents and application on your behalf just so your prolonged stay in the United States will remain lawful.
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