i am married to US citizen while i am on F1 status
i filed my adjustment of status application in August 2018.
i have received my EAD card last week. am i still considered under F1 status or my F1 status has been dropped and i am no longer in limitation to follow F1 status anymore?
i called USCIS level 2 officer and he said i am no longer on F1 status since i cant stay on 2 Status in america. please help me
Filing an adjustment of status application does not automatically take you out of F-1 status. However, once you file for adjustment of status, you are now an "intending immigrant" and therefore would not be eligible for F-1 status--because, as you recall, you had to demonstrate you had no intention of abandoning your foreign residence. Filing an application for adjustment of status does not give you a "status" under immigration laws; filing an adjustment of status application places someone in a period of "authorized stay."
I strongly suggest that you contact an immigration lawyer and review your case if you have not already done so. The USCIS is reviewing applications with heightened scrutiny, and it would be beneficial to have a formal opinion for your case.
Your EAD should now be based on a pending I-485 application, not your student visa since you married and intend to stay in the US. It would be best to update your status through an attorney with experience.
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