Assume that you need to work or study in the US or apply an H1b, TN, E3, Eb2, Eb3, I140 visa you require your non-US education assessed to their US equal. Get full credit for your education. You don’t have to study in the US to get credit for US study. Don’t hold yourself once more for no excuse. You are doing yourself and your family a damage in the event that you don’t get full credit for your education.