What is more preferable - do get denied student reinstatement of to be out of status for 9 months?

Asked 12 months ago - Burbank, CA

I fell out of my student status 7 months ago. I've been enrolled back in school for the last 4 months and am about to graduate. My application for the reinstatement is still pending. However, I don't have a very strong case and now wish to withdraw my application and leave the country. Would it be better for me to do that as opposed to being denied the reinstatement?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal


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    Answered . I do not think you should be making this choice between these two options.

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  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Both result in you being out of status and that being an issue in future visa applications.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Gen Kimura

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . You have to discuss the matter with your DSO.

    This answer is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as final, nor is it intended as legal advice.... more

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