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Q: International students now can be deported if school goes only online, is this still if married to an American?

Due to new regulation, international students would have to leave the country if colleges transfer to online only. I currently have a F1 visa and was wondering: would you need to leave the country as well if you're married to a US citizen?

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Ms Grace I Gardiner
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY

A: No because you have a means to avoid deportation. However you should apply for your green card as soon as possible

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: If you entered the U.S. with the F-1 visa and you are now married to a U.S. citizen, you are in position to file for adjustment of status with USCIS. You should visit with an experienced immigration attorney for additional guidance.

Good luck to you.

Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: You would not need to leave the country if your spouse files the I-130 for you and you file to adjust through your spouse.

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