I was on F1, now changing to F2, waiting for decision (no other status while waiting)
1) IF the F2 application is not approved, I have 30 days to leave the country. During this 30 days, can I apply for another non-immigrant visa?
2) IF while waiting for F2 approval I apply for another non-immigrant visa >> and F2 is approved and that other non-immigrant visa is not approved, will my F2 visa (and Spouse's F1) still be valid?
The last application in is usually what USCIS will use to adjudicate your status. If your change of status form F-1 to F-2 is denied and then you make 30 days to depart and you then turn around to file another change of status say to B-2, most likely this will not be looked upon very favorably by USCIS and they may also deny this and deem you out of status unless you initial status F-1 was still valid than youre OK and do not have to leave.
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