I m on 2 and my wife is on 1 . I want to apply for 2 visa while in US . Can I travel to Canada while my 2 is under process ?

Asked over 1 year ago - Jersey City, NJ

right now i am in US on visitor 2 visa . my wife is on 1 visa . I want to change my status to 2 visa from within USA . my question is while my 2 is under process , can i leave US to travel to Canada ? kindly help me with your guidance .

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I dont know what went wrong but i meant i am on B2 visa and my wife is on F1 visa. I am planning to apply F2 visa from within USA. My question was can i travel to Canada while my F2 is under process ?

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  1. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . If you seek to change status, and you leave the U.S. your application will be considered abandoned.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more
  2. Steven Sahag Vosbikian

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    Contributor Level 15

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    Answered . You are on a 2 visa? What are you referring to?

    VOSBIKIAN & VOSBIKIAN, L.L.C. (856) 755-1400, e-mail: ssvosbikian@voslaw.com - Offices in Atlantic City, Cherry... more
  3. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . Leaving he country while a change of status is pending is considered abandonment of the application.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more

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