forget the reinstatement to student status. you no longer have that intention as you can now file for adjustment of status to conditional resident. the reinstatement to student status will be denied because of your application for the gc. go up rosemary esparza in los angels for the best immigration on the west coast.
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You will not qualify for an F-1 if there is pending I-130/I-485 (petition for a relative and adjustment of status application). Forget about the F-1. Finalize your adjustment of status instead.
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I agree with my collegues. Continuing the student visa route will cause problems for you in the long run. I recommend you consult an attorney, especially to prepare you for the interview questions.