Arlington, TX asked in Immigration Law and Education Law for Texas

Q: What happens if I abruptly terminate my US F-1 status in the middle of the semester?

I was approved for a Canadian permanent residency. Now I want to end my studies in the US and depart the country asap. My semester started on Jan 14, 2019 and its Feb 19, 2019. What method of termination would apply in my case ? Are there future consequences for entering into the US?

P.S : this is my second program. I already graduated from the first.

1 Lawyer Answer
Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: We recommend that you speak with your school’s DSO. Generally under the circumstances you will want to go through the proper channels so you do not jeopardize your ability to reenter the US. It is more than likely a question of notifying the proper authorities of your intentions and then following all instructions for withdrawing.

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