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I am on H4 Visa and applied for a COS from H4 to F1. If my COS gets rejected, would I fall out of status?

Rochester Hills, MI |

In that case, should I leave the country and get a new visa and come back?

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  1. It depends on why it is rejected and whether or not they deem you to be out of status.

    Meet with an attorney and the school's foreign student adviser to avoid a denial.

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  2. I have the same question as my colleague. I wonder why you seem concerned about your COS being rejected? Also, he is absolutely correct. If your COS is rejected a lot depends on the reason why

    Debbi Klopman, ESq. 398 Bergen Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 718 622 1208 This advice was intended to be general in nature and not to be taken as a legal opinion or legal advice and was not deemed to create an attorney-client relationship

  3. I agree with my colleagues, retaining the services of an immigration lawyer to ensure the application is well prepared.

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