My mother’s B-2 I-94 is about to expire, and she would like to apply for an extension of stay because of COVID-19. She does not know how long she will have to stay, so she has not yet purchased a new return ticket home. Is a return ticket required to apply for an extension of B-2?


A return ticket is not required to apply for a B-2 extension. It can be helpful in many circumstances; but, given the COVID-19 outbreak, it seems unlikely the USCIS will make an issue of this. (09.Apr.2020)

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