Ardmore, PA asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Would attending full time classes online be possible while F2 to F1 COS is pending?

I’m currently in the U.S on F2 status and have applied for COS to F1 since I will be attending grad school this September. I’m wondering if it would be possible to attend classes full-time staying in U.S while my COS from F2 to F1 is still pending if school decides to go online/hybrid mode due to COVID-19?

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

A: It is possible to study part time while in the US on an F2 visa; however, you want to avoid starting your master’s program until after your F1 status has been approved.

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