I am a dependent in F2 status. I have been applying to change my status to F1 so that I could engage in full-time education. In fact, I have already started my full-time education program since January 2019.
Today, I received a rebuttal letter from USCIS. It refuses my application and says 'Records says you are engaging a full-time study while your application of changing F1 status is pending'. However, I registered full-time units because my DSO (Designed School Official) asked me to do so, both through email and conversation. She said I need to register enough units in order to apply for the F1 status.
Is my F2 status in danger? Will I get deported? Will I affect my husband? USCIS asked me to mail back with a lot of documents including a letter from DSO stating that it is her error instead of mine.
You have violated your status by enrolling as a student and taking classes. Depending on how you wish to proceed, you may want to depart and apply for a visa abroad.
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F2 status is violated and in danger of being required to leave the US and subject to the 3/10 return bars if you have attended full time classes.
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