I successfully changed my status from visitor (B-2) to F-1 (student). I was approved some months ago (July 2014) but with a future F-1 status start date (Nov 2014). I am getting married to a US citizen this Dec 2014 and would want to apply for i-485(adjustment of status) . My question is 2 fold:
1) "Place of last entry into the US" and "In what status did you last enter" - Should the place of last entry and status be the initial B-2 entry? OR the F-1 change of status i did within the US?
2) Secondly, is "immigrant intent" applicable here when i apply for the i-485 in Dec 2014 less than 1 month of my F-1 status start date even though i received the F-1 status approval 4 months ago? I am currently in F-1 status and in good standing at school.
1. yes if you never left since then.
2. the intent issue is no longer since you are filing after marriage in December.
(1) you came in on a B2. (2) unless this was all a preconceived plan, you are probably ok - but since this all has happened so quickly they are going to look at your evidence very carefully. Don't file on your own - get help.
According to your e-mail, your "Place of last entry" and status that you entered in, refer back to your last entry to the U.S. in B-2 status - not the change of status to F-1. There is a separate question for your "Current status."
As my colleagues mentioned, you should be fine, but are likely to be looked at closely to see if you had a preconceived intent to adjust status - but that can be overcome with careful planning and documentation.
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