Portland Student Visa Lawyers

Find the right Student Visa attorney in Portland, OR

Foreign students of Portland Oregon can acquire a student visa to matriculate in a course of study above 18 hours a week. Below this amount of time, a student visa is not needed.

Acquiring a Student Visa to Study in Portland

Student visa applicants need to keep the Department of Homeland Security updated about their status, and applicants can enter the United States no earlier than 30 days prior to the initiation of their studies.

Portland Visa Lawyers Can Help You Prevent Mistakes

Getting a Student Visa can be difficult in Portland.

There are many rules and procedures that must be followed in order for your application to be successful.

Make sure that your Student Visa is not jeopardized; contact a knowledgeable Student Visa attorney soon.

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Life in Portland

Portland may be the 3rd most populous city in the Pacific Northwest but it's one of the most popular. Known as one of the greenest cities in the world, Portland has used city planning and public transportation to lessen residents' impact on their surrounding environment. In fact, Portland has been named the second most eco-friendly place behind Reykjavik, Iceland by Grist Magazine, and in top 10 greenest cities by Move, Inc.

P-town residents live among some of the most innovative microbreweries and distilleries. Widmer Brothers, Henry Weinhard, and Michael "Beerhunter" Jackson even dubbed Portland beer capital of the world. Portland Mayor Tom Potter nicknamed the city "Beertown."

Most people probably know Portland as the location of the Nike Headquarters (known as the Nike Campus) but the city also plays host to KEEN, Adidas, Columbia Sportsware, U.S. Bank, Oregon Steel Mills, Willamette Industries, and Louisiana-Pacific. Since the city is known as a "green city" you won't be too surprised to find there are a number of alternative energy companies there like Vestas Wind Systems.

Portland is unique in that the city hosts the worlds largest, and even legally sanctioned in Portland court, naked bike ride. The annual World Naked Bike Ride began in 1999 with less than seven participants but has grown to over 13,000. Another legal oddity you may not know is that there are very strong speech protections in the Oregon constitution that extend to full nudity and lap dances in strip clubs. Not by coincidence, Portland has more strip clubs per capita than Las Vegas or San Francisco.

If you need some help navigating these sometimes confusing courts, consult a local Portland lawyer today.

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