What are the limitations of M-1 student visa?

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Some of the limitations of a M-1 visa are:

You cannot enter as an M-1 to study “generally”, your program must have a goal and you must be involved in a full course of study;

You are not permitted to work during the course of your studies;

Transfer from one school to another only with the permission of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within certain time parameters;

Your dependents may enter the country but are not permitted to work, and;

Once you are six months into the program of studies, you are prohibited from changing your course of study except under truly exceptional circumstances.

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